Table of contents

  • Preliminary material (212K PDF)
    • Title and verso pages
    • Preface
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Summary
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
  • Sections
    1. Introduction (92K PDF)

      • The National Drug Strategy
      • About the 2001 survey
      • Comparison with previous surveys
      • Comparison with the 2001 National Health Survey
    2. Perceptions and acceptability of drug use (161K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Drugs perceived to be associated with a 'drug problem'
      • Form of drug use perceived to be of most serious concern for the general community
      • Drugs perceived to be associated with mortality
      • Approval of drug use
      • Perceptions of health effects of alcohol use
      • Perceptions of health effects of tobacco use
    3. Availability of drugs (121K PDF)
      • Offer or opportunity to use drugs
      • Acceptance of the offer or opportunity to use drugs
      • Ease of obtaining illicit drugs
    4. Use of tobacco (146K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Tobacco smoking status
      • Type of tobacco smoked
      • Unbranded loose tobacco
      • Changes to smoking behaviour
      • Motivations for change to behaviour
      • Characteristics by smoking status
    5. Use of alcohol (155K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Alcohol consumption risk status
      • Type of alcohol consumed
      • Usual place of use of alcohol
      • Moderating drinking behaviour
      • Alcohol-induced memory lapse
      • Alcohol reduction
      • Characteristics by alcohol risk status
    6. Illicit drug use (141K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Use of any illicit drug
      • Use of any illicit drug except marijuana/cannabis
      • Non-users of illicit drugs
    7. Marijuana/cannabis (128K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Use of marijuana/cannabis
      • Frequency of use of marijuana/cannabis
      • Form, quantity and method of use of marijuana/cannabis
      • Source of supply of marijuana/cannabis
      • Usual place of use of marijuana/cannabis
      • Concurrent drug use with marijuana/cannabis
      • Substitution of other drugs for marijuana/cannabis
    8. Prescription drugs (used for non-medical purposes) (120K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Use of prescription drugs for non-medical purposes
      • Recent use of selected prescription drugs for non-medical purposes
      • Frequency of use of prescription drugs for non-medical purposes
      • Source of supply of prescription drugs for non-medical purposes
      • Usual place of use of prescription drugs for non-medical purposes
      • Concurrent drug use with prescription drugs used for non-medical purposes
      • Substitution of other drugs for prescription drugs used for non-medical purposes
    9. Hallucinogens (127K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Use of hallucinogens
      • Frequency of use of hallucinogens
      • Form and quantity of hallucinogens used
      • Source of supply of hallucinogens
      • Usual place of use of hallucinogens
      • Concurrent drug use with hallucinogens
      • Substitution of other drugs for hallucinogens
      • Hallucinogens use by friends and acquaintances
    10. Heroin, methadone and other opiates (117K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Use of heroin, methadone and/or other opiates
      • Frequency of use of heroin, methadone and/or other opiates
      • Form and quantity of heroin, methadone and other opiates used
      • Method of use of heroin, methadone and other opiates
      • Source of supply of heroin and methadone
      • Usual place of use of heroin and methadone
      • Concurrent drug use with heroin, methadone and other opiates
      • Substitution of other drugs for heroin and methadone
    11. Amphetamines (125K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Use of amphetamines
      • Frequency of use of amphetamines
      • Form and quantity of amphetamines used
      • Source of supply of amphetamines
      • Usual place of use of amphetamines
      • Concurrent drug use with amphetamines
      • Substitution of other drugs for amphetamines
      • Amphetamines use by friends and acquaintances
    12. Ecstasy/designer drugs (124K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Use of ecstasy/designer drugs
      • Frequency of use of ecstasy/designer drugs
      • Source of supply and quantity used of ecstasy/designer drugs
      • Usual place of use of ecstasy/designer drugs
      • Concurrent drug use with ecstasy/designer drugs
      • Substitution of other drugs for ecstasy/designer drugs
      • Ecstasy/designer drugs use by friends and acquaintances
    13. Cocaine (124K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Use of cocaine
      • Frequency of use of cocaine
      • Form, quantity and method of use of cocaine
      • Source of supply of cocaine
      • Usual place of use of cocaine
      • Concurrent drug use with cocaine
      • Substitution of other drugs for cocaine
      • Cocaine use by friends and acquaintances
    14. Inhalants (124K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Use of inhalants
      • Frequency of use of inhalants
      • Source of supply and quantity of inhalants used
      • Usual place of use of inhalants
      • Concurrent drug use with inhalants
      • Substitution of other drugs for inhalants
      • Inhalants use by friends and acquaintances
    15. Injecting drugs (used for non-medical purposes) (114K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Lifetime and recent injecting drug use
      • Frequency of injecting drug use
      • Source of supply and re-use of needles and syringes
    16. Drug-related incidents and potential harm (133K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Drug-related incidents
      • Potential for drug-related harm
    17. Drug-related policy (120K PDF)
      • Support for policy measures
      • Nominal distribution of a drugs budget
    18. Drug-related legislation (127K PDF)
      • Support for legalisation of illicit drugs
      • Support for increased penalties for the sale or supply of illicit drugs
      • Support for actions against those in possession of illicit drugs
      • Legalisation of marijuana
    19. Drugs and health (117K PDF)
      • Self-assessed health status
      • Use of someone else's prescribed medication
      • Environmental tobacco smoke
    20. Drugs and young people (125K PDF)
      • Introduction
      • Tobacco
      • Alcohol
      • Illicit drugs
    21. Special populations - summary tables of drug use (132K PDF)
  • End matter (149K PDF)
    • References
    • Appendixes
      1. Glossary
      2. Population estimates
      3. Standard errors
      4. Selected comparison of the NDSHS and the NHS
      5. Definition of characteristics variables