HKCS Results

 

The following tables list the results from the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS) taken by middle and high school students in the Monte Vista and Del Norte school districts. (Please note, 2014 results are not posted as there was a low sample size at one school and results are not comparable to previous years.)

The following data is reported in terms of "0 day use."  Therefore, higher numbers are positive.

 2009, 2010, 2012 HKCS Results:  Alcohol and Marijuana

HKCS Item

Grade

% by HKCS Year

 

HKCS Item

Grade

% by HKCS Year

2009

2010

2012

2009

2010

2012

Alcohol

Lifetime Use,

0 days

6

76

82

79

Marijuana

Lifetime Use,

0 days

6

88

92

93

7

60

61

61

7

89

81

85

8

44

46

58

8

69

69

78

9

19

34

43

9

61

61

64

10

26

21

27

10

57

43

65

11

19

24

27

11

65

53

58

12

ns

28

13

12

ns

56

46

All

42

45

48

All

73

68

72

Alcohol

30 Day Use,

 0 days

6

89

95

94

Marijuana

30 day use,

0 days

6

97

+

95

7

80

77

89

7

94

89

94

8

71

71

81

8

79

87

91

9

55

59

69

9

74

71

80

10

56

52

58

10

85

72

82

11

60

57

58

11

75

80

74

12

ns

44

40

12

ns

73

82

All

69

68

73

ALL

85

83

86

 

2009, 2010, 2012 HKCS Results:  Other Drugs, 0 days

HKCS Item

Grade

% by HKCS Year

2009

2010

2012

Cocaine:  Lifetime Use-0 days

ALL

90

86

94

Heroin:  Lifetime Use-0 days

ALL

93

90

96

Meth:  Lifetime Use-0 days

ALL

94

93

97

Ecstasy:  Lifetime Use-0 days

ALL

98

91

95

Steroids:  pills or shots, Lifetime Use ­-0 days

ALL

90

90

95

 

The data in the  table below reports the % of students who have ever used alcohol at a particular age.  Lower percents are positive on this table.

 Age of First Use of Alcohol

Age

% by HKCS Year

2009

2010

2012

   8 years old or younger

16

15

7

   9 or 10 years old

9

6

7

   11 or 12 years old

12

12

11

   13 or 14 years old

16

15

15

   15 or 16 years old

6

6

8

   17 years old or older

-

1

1

Total

59%

55%

49% 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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