MYDAUS: Maine Youth Drug and Alcohol Use Survey
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MYDAUS/YTS 2008: Questions

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These questions ask for some general information about the people completing the survey. Please mark the response that best describes you.
 
How old are you?q1 10 or younger | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 or older
What grade are you in?q2 6th | 7th | 8th | 9th | 10th | 11th | 12th
Are you:q3 Female | Male
Are you Spanish/Hispanic/Latino?q4No, not Spanish/Hispanic/Latino | Yes, Mexican American | Yes, Mexican | Yes, Chicano | Yes, Puerto Rican | Yes, Cuban | Yes, Central or South American | Yes, other Spanish/Hispanic/Latino
What is your race? (select one or more)(fill in bubble if yes)
         White, Caucasian or Europeanq5_1
         Black or African Americanq5_2
         Chineseq5_3
         Japaneseq5_4
         Koreanq5_5
         Asian Indianq5_6
         Cambodeanq5_7
         Vietnameseq5_8
         Other Asianq5_9
         American Indian or Alaskan Nativeq5_10
         Filipinoq5_11
         Samoanq5_12
         Hawaiianq5_13
         Guamanianq5_14
         Other Pacific Islanderq5_15
         Otherq5_16
Please choose the one answer that best describes what you consider yourself to be.q6White, not of Hispanic Origin | Black or African American | American Indian/Native American, Eskimo or Aleut | Spanish/Hispanic/Latino | Asian or Pacific Islander | Other (Please Specify):
What is the zip code where you live?q7(fill in bubble next to correct numbers)

This section asks about your experiences at school.
 
Putting them all together, what were your grades like last year?q8 Mostly F's | Mostly D's | Mostly C's | Mostly B's | Mostly A's
During the last four weeks how many whole days of school have you missed because you skipped or cut?q9 None | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4-5 | 6-10 | 11 or more
In my school, students have lots of chances to help decide things like class activities and rules.q10 NO! | no | yes | YES!
Teachers ask me to work on special classroom projects.q11 NO! | no | yes | YES!
My teacher(s) notices when I am doing a good job and lets me know about it.q12 NO! | no | yes | YES!
There are lots of chances for students in my school to get involved in sports, clubs, and other school activities outside of class.q13 NO! | no | yes | YES!
There are lots of chances for students in my school to talk with a teacher one-on-one.q14 NO! | no | yes | YES!
I feel safe at my school.q15 NO! | no | yes | YES!
The school lets my parents know when I have done something well.q16 NO! | no | yes | YES!
My teachers praise me when I work hard in school.q17 NO! | no | yes | YES!
Are your school grades better than the grades of most students in your class?q18 NO! | no | yes | YES!
There are lots of chances to be part of class discussions or activities.q19 NO! | no | yes | YES!
How often do you feel that the schoolwork you are assigned is meaningful and important?q20 Never | Seldom | Sometimes | Often | Almost Always
How interesting are most of your courses to you?q21Very interesting and stimulating | Quite interesting | Fairly interesting | Slightly dull | Very dull
How important do you think the things you are learning in school are going to be for your later life?q22Very important | Quite important | Fairly important | Slightly important | Not a all important
Now thinking over the past year in school, how often did you…
         enjoy being in school?q23a Never | Seldom | Sometimes | Often | Almost Always
         hate being in school?q23b Never | Seldom | Sometimes | Often | Almost Always
          try to do your best work in school?q23c Never | Seldom | Sometimes | Often | Almost Always
During the last school year were you taught in any of your classes about the dangers of tobacco use?q24Yes | No | I don't know/I'm not sure
During the last school year, did you practice different ways to say no to tobacco offers during any class at school (for example, in role playing)?q25Yes | No | I don't know/I'm not sure
During the last school year, was the information you received in school helpful in making decisions about tobacco use?q26Yes | No | I don't know/I'm not sure

These questions ask about your feelings and experiences in other parts of your life.
 
If one of your best friends offered you a cigarette, would you smoke it?q27Definitely yes | Probably yes | Probably not | Definitely not
Think of your four best friends. How many in the past year have:
         participated in clubs, organizations and activities at school?q28a None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         smoked cigarettes?q28b None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         tried beer, wine or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey or gin) when their parents didn't know about it?q28c None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         made a commitment to stay drug-free?q28d None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         used marijuana?q28e None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         tried to do well in school?q28f None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         used LSD, cocaine, amphetamines, or other illegal drugs?q28g None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         been suspended from school?q28h None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         liked school?q28i None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         carried a handgun without permission? q28j None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         sold illegal drugs?q28k None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         regularly attended religious services?q28l None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         stolen or tried to steal a motor vehicle such as a car or motorcycle?q28m None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         been arrested?q28n None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
         dropped out of school?q28o None of my friends | 1 of my friends | 2 of my friends | 3 of my friends | 4 of my friends
How old were you when you first:
         smoked marijuana?q29a Never Have | 10 or Younger | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 or older
         smoked a cigarette, even just a puff?q29b Never Have | 10 or Younger | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 or older
         had more than a sip or two of beer, wine or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey, or gin)?q29c Never Have | 10 or Younger | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 or older
         began drinking alcoholic beverages regularly, that is, at least once or twice a month?q29d Never Have | 10 or Younger | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 or older
         got arrested?q29e Never Have | 10 or Younger | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 or older
How wrong do you think it is for someone your age to:
         take a handgun to school without permission? q30a Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         steal anything worth more than $5?q30b Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         pick a fight with someone?q30c Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         attack someone with the idea of seriously hurting them?q30d Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         stay away from school all day when their parents think they are at school?q30e Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         drink beer, wine or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey or gin) regularly?q30f Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         smoke cigarettes?q30g Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         smoke marijuana?q30h Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         use LSD, cocaine, amphetamines or another illegal drug?q30i Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
I ignore rules that get in my way.q31 Very False | Somewhat False | Somewhat True | Very True
It is all right to beat up people if they start the fight.q32 NO! | no | yes | YES!
It is important to be honest with your parents, even if they become upset or you get punished.q33 NO! | no | yes | YES!
I do the opposite of what people tell me, just to get them mad.q34 Very False | Somewhat False | Somewhat True | Very True
I think it is okay to take something without asking if you can get away with it.q35 NO! | no | yes | YES!
How many times have you done the following things?
         Done crazy things even if they are a little dangerous.q36aNever | I've done it, but not in the past year | Less than once a month | About once a month | 2-3 time a month | Once a week or more
         Done something dangerous because someone dared you to do it.q36bNever | I've done it, but not in the past year | Less than once a month | About once a month | 2-3 time a month | Once a week or more
         Done what feels good no matter what.q36cNever | I've done it, but not in the past year | Less than once a month | About once a month | 2-3 time a month | Once a week or more
Have you ever belonged to a gang?q37 Yes | No
If you have ever belonged to a gang, did the gang have a name?q38 Yes | No | I have never belonged to a gang
How many times in the past year (12 months) have you:
         been suspended from school?q39aNever | 1-2 times | 3-5 times | 6-9 times | 10-19 times | 20-29 times | 30-39 times | 40+ times
         carried a handgun without permission? q39bNever | 1-2 times | 3-5 times | 6-9 times | 10-19 times | 20-29 times | 30-39 times | 40+ times
         sold illegal drugs?q39cNever | 1-2 times | 3-5 times | 6-9 times | 10-19 times | 20-29 times | 30-39 times | 40+ times
         stolen or tried to steal a motor vehicle such as a car or motorcycle?q39dNever | 1-2 times | 3-5 times | 6-9 times | 10-19 times | 20-29 times | 30-39 times | 40+ times
         participated in clubs, organizations and activities at school?q39eNever | 1-2 times | 3-5 times | 6-9 times | 10-19 times | 20-29 times | 30-39 times | 40+ times
         been arrested?q39fNever | 1-2 times | 3-5 times | 6-9 times | 10-19 times | 20-29 times | 30-39 times | 40+ times
         done extra work on your own for school?q39gNever | 1-2 times | 3-5 times | 6-9 times | 10-19 times | 20-29 times | 30-39 times | 40+ times
         attacked someone with the idea of seriously hurting them?q39hNever | 1-2 times | 3-5 times | 6-9 times | 10-19 times | 20-29 times | 30-39 times | 40+ times
         been drunk or high at school?q39iNever | 1-2 times | 3-5 times | 6-9 times | 10-19 times | 20-29 times | 30-39 times | 40+ times
         volunteered to do community service?q39jNever | 1-2 times | 3-5 times | 6-9 times | 10-19 times | 20-29 times | 30-39 times | 40+ times
         taken a handgun to school without permission?q39kNever | 1-2 times | 3-5 times | 6-9 times | 10-19 times | 20-29 times | 30-39 times | 40+ times
What are the chances you would be seen as cool if you:
         smoked cigarettes?q40aNo or Very Little Chance | Little Chance | Some Chance | Pretty Good Chance | Very Good Chance
         worked hard at school?q40bNo or Very Little Chance | Little Chance | Some Chance | Pretty Good Chance | Very Good Chance
         began drinking alcoholic beverages regularly, that is, at least once or twice a month?q40cNo or Very Little Chance | Little Chance | Some Chance | Pretty Good Chance | Very Good Chance
         defended someone who was being verbally abused at school?q40dNo or Very Little Chance | Little Chance | Some Chance | Pretty Good Chance | Very Good Chance
         smoked marijuana?q40eNo or Very Little Chance | Little Chance | Some Chance | Pretty Good Chance | Very Good Chance
         regularly volunteered to do community service?q40fNo or Very Little Chance | Little Chance | Some Chance | Pretty Good Chance | Very Good Chance
         carried a handgun without permission? q40gNo or Very Little Chance | Little Chance | Some Chance | Pretty Good Chance | Very Good Chance
         made a commitment to stay drug-freeq40hNo or Very Little Chance | Little Chance | Some Chance | Pretty Good Chance | Very Good Chance
You're looking at CDs in a music store with a friend. You look up and see her slip a CD under her coat. She smiles and says which one do you want? Go ahead, take it while nobody's around. There is nobody in sight, no employees and no other customers. What would you do now?q41Ignore her | Grab a CD and leave the store | Tell her to put the CD back |  Act like it’s a joke, and ask her to put the CD back
It's 8:00 on a weeknight and you are about to go over to a friend's home when your mother asks you where you are going. You say, Oh, just going to go hang out with some friends. She says, No, you'll just get into trouble if you go out. Stay home tonight. What would you do now?q42Leave the house anyway | Explain what you are going to do with your friends, tell her when you'd get home, and ask if you can go out | Not say anything and start watching TV | Get into an argument with her
You are visiting another part of town, and you don't know any of the people your age there. You are walking down the street, and some teenager you don't know is walking toward you. He is about your size, and as he is about to pass you, he deliberately bumps into you and you almost lose your balance. What would you say or do?q43 Push the person back | Say 'Excuse me' and keep on walking | Say 'Watch where you're going' and keep on walking | Swear at the person and walk away
You are at a party at someone's house, and one of your friends offers you a drink containing alcohol. What would you say or do?q44Drink it | Tell your friend 'No thanks, I don't drink' and suggest that you and your friend go and do something else | Just say 'No, thanks' and walk away | Make up a good excuse, tell your friend you had something else to do, and leave.
On an average day, how many hours do you watch TV?q45I do not watch TV on an average school day | Less than 1 hr per day | 1 hr per day | 2 hrs per day | 3 hrs per day | 4 hrs per day 5 or more hours per day
How often do you drink soda (1 can or glass)?q46Never | 1-3 cans per month | 1 can per week | 2-6 cans per week | 1 can per day | 2 or more cans per day
I think sometimes it's okay to cheat at school.q47 NO! | no | yes | YES!
I like to see how much I can get away with.q48 Very False Somewhat False Somewhat True Very True
Sometimes I think that life is not worth it.q49 NO! | no | yes | YES!
At times I think I am no good at all.q50 NO! | no | yes | YES!
All in all, I am inclined to think that I am a failure.q51 NO! | no | yes | YES!
In the past year, have you felt depressed or sad most days, even if you felt OK sometimes?q52 NO! | no | yes | YES!
How much do you think people risk harming themselves (physically or in other ways) if they:
         smoke one or more packs of cigarettes per day?q53aNo Risk | Slight Risk | Moderate Risk | Great Risk
         try marijuana once or twice?q53bNo Risk | Slight Risk | Moderate Risk | Great Risk
         smoke marijuana regularly?q53cNo Risk | Slight Risk | Moderate Risk | Great Risk
         take one or two drinks of an alcoholic beverage (beer, wine, or hard liquor) nearly every day?q53dNo Risk | Slight Risk | Moderate Risk | Great Risk
         are exposed to other people's cigarette smoke?q53eNo Risk | Slight Risk | Moderate Risk | Great Risk
         have five or more drinks of an alcoholic beverage in a row once or twice a week?q53fNo Risk | Slight Risk | Moderate Risk | Great Risk

The next section asks your experience with tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs. Remember, your answers are confidential.
 
Have you ever used smokeless tobacco (chew, snuff, plug, dipping tobacco, chewing tobacco)?q54Never | Once or twice | Once in a while, but not regularly | Regularly in the past | Regularly now
How frequently have you used smokeless tobacco during the past 30 days?q55Never | Once or twice | Once in a while, but not regularly | Regularly in the past | Regularly now
Have you ever smoked cigarettes?q56Never | Once or twice | Once in a while, but not regularly | Regularly in the past | Regularly now
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you smoke cigarettes?q57 0 days | 1-2 days | 3-5 days | 6-9 days | 10-19 days | 20-29 days | All 30 days
During the past 30 days, on the days that you smoked, how many cigarettes did you smoke per day?q58I did not smoke cigarettes during the past 30 days | Less than 1 cigarette per day | 1 cigarette per day | 2-5 cigarettes per day | 6-10 cigarettes per day | 11-20 cigarettes per day | More than 20 cigarettes per day
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you smoke cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars?q59 0 days | 1-2 days | 3-5 days | 6-9 days | 10-19 days | 20-29 days | All 30 days
On how many occasions (if any) have you had alcoholic beverages (beer, wine or hard liquor) to drink in your lifetime - more than just a few sips?q600 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you had beer, wine or hard liquor during the past 30 days?q610 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
Think back over the last two weeks. How many times have you had five or more alcoholic drinks in a row?q62None | Once | Twice | 3-5 times | 6-9 times | 10 or more times
On how many occasions (if any) have you used marijuana in your lifetime?q630 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used marijuana during the past 30 days?q640 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used LSD or other psychedelics in your lifetime?q650 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used LSD or other psychedelics during the past 30 days?q660 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used cocaine or crack in your lifetime?q670 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used cocaine or crack during the past 30 days?q680 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used MDMA ('ecstasy') in your lifetime?q690 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used MDMA ('ecstasy') during the past 30 days?q700 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you sniffed glue, breathed the contents of an aerosol spray can, or inhaled other gases or sprays, in order to get high in your lifetime?q710 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you sniffed glue, breathed the contents of an aerosol spray can, or inhaled other gases or sprays, in order to get high during the past 30 days?q720 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used stimulants ('amphetamines', 'meth', 'crystal', 'crank') in your lifetime? (Asked as 'speed or amphetamines' in '98)q730 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used stimulants ('amphetamines', 'meth', 'crystal', 'crank') in the past 30 days? (Asked as 'speed or amphetamines' in '98)q740 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used phenoxydine ('pox', 'px', 'breeze') in your lifetime?q750 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used phenoxydine ('pox', 'px', 'breeze') in the past 30 days?q760 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used heroin in your lifetime?q770 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used heroin in the past 30 days?q780 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used prescription drugs (for example, Vicodin, OxyContin, Ritalin, Valium, Xanax) not prescribed for you by a doctor in your lifetime? q790 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used prescription drugs (for example, Vicodin, OxyContin, Ritalin, Valium, Xanax) not prescribed for you by a doctor in the past 30 days?q800 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used other illegal drugs in your lifetime? q810 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions
On how many occasions (if any) have you used other illegal drugs in the past 30 days? q820 occasions | 1-2 Occasions | 3-5 Occasions | 6-9 Ocasions | 10-19 Occasions | 20-39 occasions | 40 or More Occasions

The next section asks about your experience quitting cigarette smoking. Please answer the questions, even if you never smoked cigarettes.
 
Do you think you will smoke a cigarette anytime during the next year?q83 I definitely will | I probably will | I probably will not | I definitely will not
During the past 12 months, did you ever seriously try to quit smoking cigarettes?q84 I did not smoke during the past 12 months | Yes | No
Do you want to completely stop smoking cigarettes?q85 I do not smoke now | Yes | No
Do you think you would be able to quit smoking cigarettes if you wanted to?q86 I do not smoke now | Yes | No

These questions ask about the neighborhood and community where you live.
 
If you wanted to get some beer, wine or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey, or gin), how easy would it be for you to get some?q87 Very Hard | Sort of Hard | Sort of Easy | Very Easy
If you wanted to get some cigarettes, how easy would it be for you to get some?q88 Very Hard | Sort of Hard | Sort of Easy | Very Easy
During the past 30 days, how did you usually get your own cigarettes? (PLEASE CHOOSE ONLY ONE ANSWER)q89I did not smoke cigarettes during the past 30 days | I brought them in a store such as a convenience store, supermarket, or a gas station | I bought them from a vending machine | I gave someone else money to buy them for me | I borrowed them from someone else | I stole them | A person 18 years old or older gave them to me | I got them some other way | From a family member | From a friend
During the past 30 days, did anyone ever refuse to sell you cigarettes because of your age?q90I did not try to buy cigarettes in a store during the past 30 days | Yes, someone refused to sell me cigarettes because of my age | No, no one refused to sell me cigarettes because of my age.
During the past 7 days, on how many days were you in the same room with someone who was smoking cigarettes?q910 days | 1 or 2 days | 3 or 4 days | 5 or 6 days | 7 days
During the past 7 days, on how many days were you in the same car with someone who was smoking cigarettes?q920 days | 1 or 2 days | 3 or 4 days | 5 or 6 days | 7 days
If a kid smoked marijuana in your neighborhood , would he or she be caught by the police?q93 NO! | no | yes | YES!
If you wanted to get a drug like cocaine, LSD, or amphetamines, how easy would it be for you to get some?q94 Very Hard | Sort of Hard | Sort of Easy | Very Easy
If a kid drank some beer, wine or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey, or gin) in your neighborhood, would he or she be caught by the police?q95 NO! | no | yes | YES!
If a kid carried a handgun without permission in your neighborhood would he or she be caught by the police? q96 NO! | no | yes | YES!
If you wanted to get a handgun without permission, how easy would it be for you to get one?q97 Very Hard | Sort of Hard | Sort of Easy | Very Easy
If you wanted to get some marijuana, how easy would it be for you to get some?q98 Very Hard | Sort of Hard | Sort of Easy | Very Easy
When you go to a grocery store, convenience store (like 7-11) or gas station mini-mart (like Irving's), how often do you see advertisements about not smoking or chewing tobacco?q99A lot | Sometimes | Hardly ever | Never | I never go to a grocery store, convenience store, or gas station mini-mart | I don't know/I'm not sure
When you go to a grocery store, convenience store (like 7-11) or gas station mini-mart (like Irving's), how often do you see tobacco industry advertisements on signs or posterboards?q100A lot | Sometimes | Hardly ever | Never | I never go to a grocery store, convenience store, or gas station mini-mart | I don't know/I'm not sure
Has a doctor or someone in a doctor's office talked to you about the danger of tobacco use, in the past 12 months?q101I have not visited a doctor's office | Yes | No
Has a dentist or someone in a dentist's office talked to you about the danger of tobacco use, in the past 12 months?q102I have not visited a dentist's office | Yes | No
How wrong would most adults (over 21) in your neighborhood think it is for kids your age:
         to use marijuana?q103a Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         to drink alcohol?q103b Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         to smoke cigarettes?q103c Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
About how many adults (over 21) have you known personally who in the past year have:
         used marijuana, crack, cocaine, or other drugs?q104a None | 1 adult | 2 adults | 3-4 adults | 5 or more adults
         sold or dealt drugs?q104b None | 1 adult | 2 adults | 3-4 adults | 5 or more adults
         done other things that could get them in trouble with the police like stealing, selling stolen goods, mugging or assaulting others, etc.?q104c None | 1 adult | 2 adults | 3-4 adults | 5 or more adults
         gotten drunk or high?q104d None | 1 adult | 2 adults | 3-4 adults | 5 or more adults
Sometimes we don't know what we will do as adults, but we may have an idea. Please answer how true these statements may be for you. When I am an adult…
         I will smoke cigarettes.q105a NO! | no | yes | YES!
         I will drink beer, wine, or liquorq105b NO! | no | yes | YES!
         I will smoke marijuanaq105c NO! | no | yes | YES!
My neighbors notice when I am doing a good job and let me know about it.q106 NO! | no | yes | YES!
There are lots of adults in my neighborhood I could talk to about something important.q107 NO! | no | yes | YES!
How many times have you changed homes since kindergarten?q108 Never | 1-2 times | 3-4 times | 5-6 times | 7 or more times
There are people in my neighborhood who are proud of me when I do something well.q109 NO! | no | yes | YES!
Which of the following activities for people your age are available in your community?
         sports teams'q110a Yes | No
         scoutingq110b Yes | No
         boys and girls clubsq110c Yes | No
         4-H clubsq110d Yes | No
         service clubsq110e Yes | No
I feel safe in my neighborhood.q111 NO! | no | yes | YES!
There are people in my neighborhood who encourage me to do my best.q112 NO! | no | yes | YES!

The next set of questions asks about your family. When answering these questions please think about the people you consider to be your family. For example, parents, stepparents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc.
 
How wrong do your parents feel it would be for you to:
         drink beer, wine or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey or gin) regularly?q113a Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         smoke cigarettes?q113b Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         smoke marijuana?q113c Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         steal something worth more than $5?q113d Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         draw graffiti, or write things or draw pictures on buildings or other property (without the owner's permission)?q113e Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
         pick a fight with someone?q113f Very Wrong | Wrong | A Little Bit Wrong | Not Wrong at All
Have your parents ever told you not to smoke cigarettes?q114 Yes | No
Besides yourself, does anyone who lives in your home smoke cigarettes now?q115 Yes | No
Have any of your brothers or sisters ever:
         drunk beer, wine or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey or gin)?q116a No | Yes | I Don't Have Any Brothers or Sisters
         smoked marijuana?q116b No | Yes | I Don't Have Any Brothers or Sisters
         smoked cigarettes?q116c No | Yes | I Don't Have Any Brothers or Sisters
         taken a handgun to school without permission? (without permission not included in '98 and '00)q116d No | Yes | I Don't Have Any Brothers or Sisters
         been suspended or expelled from school?q116e No | Yes | I Don't Have Any Brothers or Sisters
The rules in my family are clear.q117 NO! | no | yes | YES!
Has anyone in your family ever had a severe alcohol or drug problem?q118 No | Yes
When I am not at home, one of my parents knows where I am and whom I am with.q119 NO! | no | yes | YES!
If you drank some beer, wine or liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey, or gin) without your parents' permission, would you be caught by your parents?q120 NO! | no | yes | YES!
My family has clear rules about alcohol and drug use.q121 NO! | no | yes | YES!
If you carried a handgun without your parents' permission, would you be caught by your parents?q122 NO! | no | yes | YES!
If you skipped school, would you be caught by your parents?q123 NO! | no | yes | YES!
My parents notice when I am doing a good job and let me know about it.q124 Never or Almost Never | Sometimes | Often | All the Time
Do you feel very close to your mother?q125 NO! | no | yes | YES!
Do you share your thoughts and feelings with your mother?q126 NO! | no | yes | YES!
My parents ask me what I think before most family decisions affecting me are made.q127 NO! | no | yes | YES!
How often do your parents tell you they're proud of you for something you've done?q128 Never or Almost Never | Sometimes | Often | All the Time
Do you share your thoughts and feelings with your father?q129 NO! | no | yes | YES!
Do you share your thoughts and feelings with your mother?q130 NO! | no | yes | YES!
Do you enjoy spending time with your father?q131 NO! | no | yes | YES!
If I had a personal problem, I could ask my mom or dad for help.q132 NO! | no | yes | YES!
Do you feel very close to your father?q133 NO! | no | yes | YES!
My parents give me lots of chances to do fun things with them.q134 NO! | no | yes | YES!
My parents ask if I've gotten my homework done.q135 NO! | no | yes | YES!
Would your parents know if you did not come home on time?q136 NO! | no | yes | YES!
Think of where you live most of the time. Which of the following people live there with you? (Choose all that apply.)(fill in bubble if yes)
         Motherq137_1
         Stepmotherq137_2
         Foster Motherq137_3
         Grandmotherq137_4
         Auntq137_5
         Fatherq137_6
         Stepfatherq137_7
         Foster Fatherq137_8
         Grandfatherq137_9
         Uncleq137_10
         Other adultsq137_11
         Brother(s)q137_12
         Stepbrother(s)q137_13
         Sister(s)q137_14
         Stepsister(s)q137_15
         Other Childrenq137_16
What is the highest level of schooling your father completed?q138Completed grade school or less | Some high school | Completed high school | Some college | Completed college | Graduate or professional school after college | Don't Know | Does not apply
What is the highest level of schooling your mother completed?q139Completed grade school or less | Some high school | Completed high school | Some college | Completed college | Graduate or professional school after college | Don't Know | Does not apply
How important were these questions?q140Not too important | Fairly important | Important | Very important
How honest were you in filling out this survey?q141I was very honest | I was honest pretty much of the time | I was honest some of the time | I was honest once in a while | I was not honest at all
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