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2016 Alcohol and Drug Survey

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1. I am enrolled as a/an
2. I am a/an
  Yes No
International Student
U.S. Student, in-state
U.S. Student, out-of-state


5. I typically describe myself as

6. The gender I identify with is

7. I identify as transgender
8. I consider myself to be




12. Please answer yes or no to the following questions.
  No Yes
Did any members of your immediate family attend CSB or SJU?
Did any members of your extended family attend CSB or SJU?
Did any members of your immediate family attend CSB or SJU while you were in attendance?
Did any members of your extended family attend CSB or SJU while you were in attendance?
Did anyone you know previously (from your community, school, church, etc.) attend CSB or SJU while you were in attendance?
13. Within the LAST SCHOOL YEAR, have you participated in any of the following activities?
  No Yes
Intercollegiate athletics
Intramural or club sports
Race-related organizations or groups
Culture-related organizations or groups
Music and other performing arts groups
Political and social action groups
Religious and interfaith groups
Student newspaper, radio or other media organizations
Organizations or groups related to sexual preference and/or gender identity

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For the next series of questions, 1 drink = 12 oz. of beer, 4-5 oz. of wine, or 11/2 oz. shot of liquor.

14. Thinking back over the LAST TWO WEEKS, how many times have you had:
  None Once Twice 3-5 times 6-9 times 10 or more times
FOUR OR MORE drinks at a sitting? (over a 2-hour period)
FIVE OR MORE drinks at a sitting? (over a 2-hour period)




19. In an average weekend, please indicate how many drinks you typically consume and how long it usually takes you to consume that alcohol: (if you do not usually drink on a particular day or do not drink at all, please put a "0" in the number of drinks line and leave the time section blank). Remember, 1 drink = 12oz. beer, 4-5oz. wine, 1oz. shot hard liquor (Do not use a range for time, i.e., if you typically drink over a 3 - 4 hour period, enter 3.5.)

THURSDAY



FRIDAY



SATURDAY




How many days a week, on average, do you think....


What number of drinks, on average, do you think....


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25. When did you first use the following substances:
  I have never used First used prior to college First used in college
Alcohol (other than a few sips)
Marijuana/Pot
Other illegal drugs (e.g., meth, cocaine, LSD, speed, synthetic, club, etc.)
26. Within the LAST YEAR, about how often have you used... (check one for each line)
  Did not use Once/ year 6 times/ year Once/ month Twice/ month Once/ week 3 times/ week 5 times/ week Every day
Alcohol
Marijuana (pot, weed, hash, etc.)
Cocaine (crack, rock, freebase, etc.)
Amphetamines (speed, bennies, etc.)
Methamphetamine (meth, crank, ice, etc.)
Sedatives (downers, ludes, etc.)
Hallucinogens (LSD, PCP, shrooms, etc.)
Opiates (heroin, opium, etc.)
Inhalants (glue, solvents, gas, etc.)
Club/Designer drugs (molly, ecstasy, GHB, special K, etc)
Synthetic Drugs (K2, Spice, Bath Salts, etc.)
Steroids
Other illegal drugs
27. During the past 30 DAYS, on how many of the days did you use: (check one for each line)
  0 days 1-2 days 3-5 days 6-9 days 10-19 days 20-29 days All 30/31 days
Energy Drinks
Alcohol
Energy drinks mixed with or in combination with alcohol
Marijuana/Pot
Other illegal drugs (e.g., meth, cocaine, LSD, speed, synthetic, club, etc.)
28. Have you taken...
  No, never Yes, but not within past 12 months Yes, within the past 12 months Yes, within the past 30 days
a legal prescription medication for a purpose other than the reason it was prescribed?
a prescription drug that was not prescribed for you?
a prescription drug in a manner or at a dose that was not recommended by a health care provider
If you answered NO to the above question you can SKIP 25 & 26 or answer N/A choices to those questions.
29. If you answered YES to any of the above, did you ever take the prescription drug for any of the reasons stated below...
  No Yes N/A
To relieve pain
To relieve anxiety
To enhance studying
To get high
To party
To increase energy
To be able to focus
To cope with stress
To lose weight
To relax
Other (Please list below.)

30. Referring to prescriptions you may have misused or abused, did you obtain the drugs from any of the following sources?
  No Yes N/A
Bought on internet
Took from a friend without asking
Took from a relative without asking
Given to me for free by a friend
Given to me for free by a relative
Bought from a friend
Bought from a relative
From a prescription I had
Bought from a drug dealer/stranger
Other (Please list below.)

31. During the past 30 DAYS, on how many of the days do you think a TYPICAL CSB STUDENT uses: (check one for each line).
  0 days 1-2 days 3-5 days 6-9 days 10-19 days 20-29 days all 30/31 days
Alcohol
Marijuana/Pot
Other illegal drugs (e.g., meth, cocaine, LSD, speed, synthetic, club, etc.)
32. During the past 30 DAYS, on how many of the days do you think a TYPICAL SJU STUDENT uses: (check one for each line).
  0 days 1-2 days 3-5 days 6-9 days 10-19 days 20-29 days All 30/31 days
Alcohol
Marijuana/Pot
Other illegal drugs (e.g., meth, cocaine, LSD, speed, synthetic, club, etc.)

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33. Please indicate how often YOU have experienced any of the following due to your alcohol use during the LAST YEAR: (check one for each line)
  Never/not applicable Once Twice 3-5 times 6-9 times 10 or more times
Had a hangover
Performed poorly on a test or important project
Been in trouble with the police, residence hall or other college authorities
Damaged property, pulled fire alarm, etc.
Got into an argument or fight
Got nauseated or vomited
Driven a car while under the influence
Missed a class
Been criticized by someone you know
Thought you might have a drinking problem
Had a memory loss
Had to have someone take care of you
Done something you later regretted
Been taken to detox/hospital
Been arrested for DWI/DUI
Have been taken advantage of sexually
Have taken advantage of another person sexually
Tried unsuccessfully to cut down on alcohol use
Tried unsuccessfully to stop using alcohol
Seriously thought about suicide
Seriously tried to commit suicide
Been hurt or injured
Sought help ON campus for a drinking problem
Sought help OFF campus for a drinking problem
34. During the last school year, when partying with friends, how often did you...
  Not applicable/Don't drink Never Rarely Sometimes Usually Always
Alternate non-alcoholic with alcoholic beverages
Determine in advance not to exceed a set number of drinks
Choose not to drink alcohol
Use a designated driver
Eat before and/or during drinking
Have a friend let you know when you've had enough to drink
Keep track of how many drinks you are having
Pace your drinks to 1 or fewer per hour
Avoid drinking games
Drink an alcohol look-alike (non-alcoholic beer, punch, pop, etc)
Keep track of your drink so no one can put anything in it
35. Please answer yes or no to the following questions
  No Yes Unsure
Have any of your immediate family members (mother, father, step parents, siblings) had alcohol or other drug problems?
Have any of your extended family members (grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, etc...) had alcohol or other drug problems?
Have you ever had alcohol or other drug problems?
Have you ever participated in any organizations designed to maintain sobriety?
Are you currently participating in any organizations designed to maintain sobriety?
36. Please indicate whether any of the following have happened to you within the last year while you were in and around campus:
  No Unsure Yes, it happened but alcohol WAS NOT involved Yes, it happened and alcohol WAS involved Yes, it happened on occasions WITH AND WITHOUT alcohol being involved
Ethnic or racial harassment
Sexual harassment
Threats of physical violence
Actual physical violence
Theft involving force or threat of force
Forced sexual touching or fondling
Unwanted sexual intercourse
37. How do you think your close friends feel (or would feel) about YOU... (choose one for each line)
  Don't disapprove Disapprove Strongly disapprove
Having one or two alcoholic drinks nearly every day
Having four or five alcoholic drinks nearly every day
Having five or more alcoholic drinks in one sitting
Mixing with or combining energy drinks with alcohol once or twice
Mixing with or combining energy drinks with alcohol regularly
Trying marijuana/pot once or twice
Smoking marijuana/pot occasionally
Smoking marijuana/pot regularly
Taking a legal prescription medication for a purpose other than the reason it was prescribed once or twice
Taking a legal prescription medication for a purpose other than the reason it was prescribed regularly
Taking a prescription drug that was not prescribed for you once or twice
Taking a prescription drug that was not prescribed for you regularly
Taking a prescription drug in a manner or a dose that was not recommended by a health care professional once or twice
Taking a prescription drug in a manner or a dose that was not recommended by a health care professional regularly
Trying a synthetic drug once or twice
Taking a synthetic drug regularly
Trying other illegal drugs once or twice
Taking other illegal drugs regularly
38. Do you believe that alcohol has the following effects? (select yes or no for each line)
  No Yes
"Breaks the ice"
Enhances social activity
Makes it easier to deal with stress
Facilitates a connection with peers
Gives people something to talk about
Allows people to have more fun
Gives people something to do
Makes food taste better
Facilitates sexual opportunities
39. On these campuses, drinking is a central part in the social life of the following groups: (select response for each line)
  No Unsure Yes
SJU students
CSB students
Faculty/Staff
SJU athletes
CSB athletes
Students on study abroad programs
Alumni
Parents
Monastic community members
40. Campus Environment: (select response for each line)
  No Somewhat Yes
Does the social atmosphere at CSB promote alcohol use?
Does the social atmosphere at SJU promote alcohol use?
Does the social atmosphere at CSB promote marijuana/pot use?
Does the social atmosphere at SJU promote marijuana/pot use?
Does the social atmosphere at CSB promote other illegal drug use?
Does the social atmosphere at SJU promote other illegal drug use?

42. Compared to other campuses (not CSB/SJU), with which you are familiar...
  Less than other campuses About the same as other campuses Greater than other campuses
the CSB campus' use of alcohol is
the SJU campus' use of alcohol is
the CSB campus' use of marijuana/pot is
the SJU campus' use of marijuana/pot is
the CSB campus' use of other illegal drugs is
the SJU campus' use of other illegal drugs is
43. To what extent has your alcohol use changed within the last 12 months?

45. To what extent has your marijuana use changed within the last 12 months?

47. To what extent has your use of other illegal drugs changed within the last 12 months?

49. To what extent do YOU agree or disagree with the following statements:
  Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree
Drinking is never a good thing to do.
Drinking is all right but a student should never get drunk.
Drinking is all right as long as a student isn't underage.
Drinking is all right as long as a student doesn't drink and drive.
Pre-gaming is just a normal part of a drinking occasion.
An occasional "drunk" is OK as long as it DOES NOT interfere with academics or other responsibilities.
An occasional "drunk" is OK even if it DOES interfere with academics or other responsibilities.
An occasional "drunk" is okay as long as it DOES NOT harm anyone.
A frequent "drunk" is OK if that's what the student wants to do.
50. To what extent do you believe OTHER CSB/SJU students agree or disagree with the following statements:
  Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree
Drinking is never a good thing to do.
Drinking is all right but a student should never get drunk.
Drinking is all right as long as a student isn't underage.
Drinking is all right as long as a student doesn't drink and drive.
Pre-gaming is just a normal part of a drinking occasion.
An occasional "drunk" is OK as long as it DOES NOT interfere with academics or other responsibilities.
An occasional "drunk" is OK even if it DOES interfere with academics or other responsibilities.
An occasional "drunk" is OK as long as it DOES NOT harm anyone.
A frequent "drunk" is OK if that's what the student wants to do.
51. How much do you think people risk harming themselves (physically or in other ways) if THEY...
  No risk Slight risk Moderate risk Great risk Can't say
Have one or two alcoholic drinks nearly every day
Have four or five alcoholic drinks nearly every day
Have five or more alcoholic drinks in one sitting (over a 2 hr. period)
Pre-game before going out to bar/party
Mix with or combine energy drinks with alcohol once or twice
Mix with or combine energy drinks with alcohol regularly
Try marijuana/pot once or twice
Smoke marijuana/pot occasionally
Smoke marijuana/pot regularly
Take a legal prescription medication for a purpose other than the reason it was prescribed once or twice
Take a legal prescription medication for a purpose other than the reason it was prescribed regularly
Take a prescription drug that was not prescribed for you once or twice
Take a prescription drug that was not prescribed for you regularly
Take a prescription drug in a manner or a dose that was not recommended by a health care professional once or twice
Take a prescription drug in a manner or a dose that was not recommended by a health care professional regularly
Try a synthetic drug once or twice
Take a synthetic drug regularly
Try other illegal drugs once or twice
Take other illegal drugs regularly
52. When attending on-campus, weekend activities, at which I CANNOT obtain alcohol, I drink prior to the event.
53. Since the start of this academic year, I have attended house parties in St. Joseph:
54. When attending off-campus weekend activities, including going to bars and parties, I drink prior to the activity.
55. Does OTHER STUDENTS' DRINKING interfere with your life on or around campus? (mark yes or no for each line) in any of the following ways?
  No Yes
Interrupted my studying
Disrupted my sleep
Made me feel unsafe
Adversely affected my academic performance
Messed up my living space (cleanliness, neatness, organization, etc.)
Adversely affected my involvement on an athletic team or in organized groups
Prevented me from enjoying events (concerts, sports, social activities, etc)
Made me think of transferring to another school
Disrupted a class
Insulted or humiliated me
Caused a friend to be traumatized (e.g., assaulted related to alcohol)
Caused me to take care of a friend or give needed assistance
Didn't interfere with my life
Other (please list below)

56. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following two statements:
  Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree N/A
When I ride the Link during evening hours, (Thursday - Saturday), I have found other students' alcohol use to be problematic.
CSB/SJU provides enough on-campus social activities on weekend nights.
57. I am familiar with the "stop at buzzed" campaign.
58. I understand "stop at buzzed" to be...

59. Check all the statements that apply to your beliefs and attitudes about alcohol use.
60. Check all the statements that apply to your thoughts regarding alcohol use.
61. Check all the statements that apply to your actions regarding alcohol.
62. Answer yes or no to the following statements.
  no yes
"stop at buzzed" has influenced my beliefs and attitudes regarding alcohol and drinking
"stop at buzzed" has influenced my thoughts about alcohol and drinking.
"stop at buzzed" has influenced my actual drinking behavior.
I typically read e-mail messages that come from "buzzed".
I believe the "stop at buzzed" campaign should continue on our campuses.

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