ACCORDING TO THE 2016 IOWA YOUTH SURVEY, KIDS ARE ABUSING SUBSTANCES

In Iowa

• 16 percent of sixth-graders said they had used alcohol in the past 30 days.

• 48 percent of 11th-graders said they had used alcohol in the past 30 days.

• 11 percent of sixth-graders said they had used drugs in the past 30 days.

• 16 percent of 11th-graders said they had used drugs in the past 30 days.

BUENA VISTA COUNTY

• 15 percent of 11th-graders said they had used alcohol in the past 30 days. (50 percent say they have used at some time)

• 14 percent of 11th-graders said they had used drugs in the past 30 days. (30 percent say they have used at some time)

CALHOUN COUNTY

• 17 percent of 11th-graders said they had used alcohol in the past 30 days.

• 14 percent of 11th-graders said they had used drugs in the past 30 days. (17 percent of the 11th-grade females)

HAMILTON COUNTY

• 22 percent of 11th-graders said they had used alcohol in the past 30 days. (40 percent say they have used at some time)

• 13 percent of 11th-graders said they had used drugs in the past 30 days. (29 percent say they have used at some time)

HUMBOLDT COUNTY

• 28 percent of 11th-graders said they had used alcohol in the past 30 days. (51 percent say they have used at some time)

• 20 percent of 11th-graders said they had used drugs in the past 30 days. (26 percent say they have used at some time)

KOSSUTH COUNTY

• 25 percent of 11th-graders said they had used alcohol in the past 30 days. (51 percent say they have used at some time)

• 27 percent of sixth-graders have used alcohol at some time

• 9 percent of 11th-graders said they had used drugs in the past 30 days. (23 percent say they have used at some time)

PALO ALTO COUNTY

• 20 percent of 11th-graders said they had used alcohol in the past 30 days. (52 percent say they have used at some time)

• 7 percent of 11th-graders said they had used drugs in the past 30 days. (13 percent say they have used at some time)

POCAHONTAS COUNTY

• 22 percent of 11th-graders said they had used alcohol in the past 30 days. (51 percent say they have used at some time)

• 14 percent of 11th-graders said they had used drugs in the past 30 days. (22 percent say they have used at some time)

SAC COUNTY

• 32 percent of 11th-graders said they had used alcohol in the past 30 days. (68 percent say they have used at some time)

• 14 percent of 11th-graders said they had used drugs in the past 30 days. (27 percent say they have used at some time)

• 13 percent of sixth-graders said they had used alcohol in the past 30 days. (18 percent say they have used at some time)

WEBSTER COUNTY

• 23 percent of 11th-graders said they had used alcohol in the past 30 days. (53 percent say they have used at some time)

• 20 percent of 11th-graders said they had used drugs in the past 30 days. (32 percent say they have used at some time)

• 10 percent of sixth-graders said they had used drugs in the past 30 days. (14 percent have used some time)

WRIGHT COUNTY

• 16 percent of 11th-graders said they had used alcohol in the past 30 days. (48 percent say they have used at some time))

• 8 percent of 11th-graders said they had used drugs in the past 30 days. (19 percent say they have used at some time)

• Of sixth-grade boys, 15 percent have used drugs in the past 30 days. (19 percent say they have used at some time)

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