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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Inhalant Abuse Common Amongst Youth in Indianan County

In a study done by by the Community Research and Service Center at Valparaiso University for Porter County, it was found that "1.4 percent of sixth graders reported monthly use of inhalants, 5.9 percent of 10th graders did, and 1.3 percent of 12th graders did; on the other hand, 2.5 percent of sixth graders reported using inhalants at least once, 10.5 percent of eighth graders did, and 12.4 percent of 12th graders did."

This study was done as an assessment to see what contributing factors may cause youth to involve themselves in risky behavior later in life.

Via in Chesterton, IN

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