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May 25, 2012

The Phillipian

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State of the Academy

A7

Drugs

Have you ever consumed alcohol? Overall

by class year

Percentage

Yes, only off campus

No

41.8%

Out of 648 responses

100 100  

77.6%

80 80  

60.2%

60 60  

44.9%

   

51.6% 37.9%

40 40  

13.3% Yes, on campus Yes,  only  off  campus   Yes,  on  campus  

No  

0  0

Increase in Junior Alcohol Consumption 58.2 percent of the 648 students who responded to the “Drugs” portion of State of the Academy have consumed alcohol, showing a slight increase from the 56 percent of students who responded similarly last year. However, the portion of surveyed students who have consumed alcohol on campus decreased, from 18.0 percent last year to 13.3 percent this year. The percentage of surveyed Juniors who have drunk alcohol increased from 24.3 percent last year to 37.9 percent this year. The percentage of surveyed students from each class who have consumed alcohol increased by 27.3 percentage points for the Class of 2014, 16.9 percentage points for the Class of 2013 and 11.1 percentage points for the Class of 2012 between last year’s and this year’s survey. 62.2 percent of surveyed males responded that they have consumed alcohol, compared to 54.7 percent of surveyed females. The results indicate that students who are not happy at Andover consume more alcohol overall. Of the 117 students who responded that they are not happy at Andover, 71.9 percent have consumed alcohol. On the other hand, of the 531 students who consider themselves happy at Andover, 55.2 percent have consumed

2012   2012

54.7%

Have You Ever Used Hard Drugs? Out of 648 responses

8.6% Repeatedly 5.7%

24.5%

39.3%

Have You Ever Used Study Drugs Without a Prescription? Out of 648 responses

Yes

92.4%

No  

How Often Do You Drink Caffeinated Beverages?

182 145

Yes  

No  

Out of 648 responses

99 79

Series1  

100 100  

58

50 50  

40 40  

209

153

150 150  

60 60  

13

20 20   0 0  

No  

200 200  

120 120   80 80  

Yes  

Which Caffeinated Beverage Do You Drink the Most?

215

143

100 100  

No

250 250  

Out of 648 responses

Responses

Yes,  repeatedly  

Yes

7.6%

No

180 180  

Responses

29.8%

90.6%

No

200 200  

71.9%

24.9%

9.4%

85.6%

140 140  

55.2%

62.2%

Have You Ever Used Marijuana?

Once

Yes,  once  

2015 2015  

2014   2014

alcohol. By happiness by gender Marijuana and happiness have a similar relationship, according to the survey. 39.3 percent of surveyed students who responded that they are not happy at Andover have smoked marijuana, while 24.5 percent of surveyed students who consider themselves happy at AnOf Those Who Of Those Who Of Females Of Males dover responded in the Answered ‘Happy’ Answered ‘Not Happy’ same way. Females appear to consume more caffeine than males, as 57.5 percent of surveyed male students responded that they drink caffeinated beverages, Out of 648 responses compared to 76.5 percent of surveyed females. Overall 24.9 percent of surveyed By gender females have smoked marYes, only off campus ijuana, while 29.8 percent of surveyed males have smoked marijuana. 14.0% The percentage of surveyed students who indi- Yes, on campus 13.1% cated that they have used hallucinogens, narcotics or hard drugs decreased 72.8% from last year to this year, as 9.4 percent of surveyed students responded this No Of Females Of Males way, compared to 12 percent of surveyed students last year.  oN  supmac  no  ,seY  supmac  ffo  ylno  ,seY The percentage of surBy happiness veyed students who have 100   100 by class year used hallucinogens, nar90 90   cotics or hard drugs on 80 80   campus has decreased from last year, from 8 per70 70   cent last year to 4.5 per60 60   cent of surveyed students this year. 50 50   47.1% Series1   14.4 percent of sur40 40   veyed students responded 27.1% 22.4% 30 30   that they have attended a school-sponsored event 20 20   Of Those Who Of Those Who under the influence of 10 6.8% 10   Answered ‘Happy’ Answered ‘Not Happy’ drugs and/or alcohol. 00   2012 2013 2014 2015 2012   2013   2014   2015  

Have You Ever attended a school event under the influence of alcohol?

160 160  

2013   2013

Percentage who has used marijuana

STAFF REPORT

Perce

20 20  

Never Never  

Once week Once  a  w eek  

Afew   few4times A   mes  a   aweek   week

Once aa  dday Once   ay  

Several4times Several   mes  a   aday   day

0 0  

Coffee Coffee  

Tea Tea  

Energy 5H Hour Energy  Drinks Drinks   5-­‐ our  EEnergy nergy   or similar or  similar  

None None  


2012 State of the Academy - Drugs  

2012 State of the Academy - Drugs

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