The results of the Pennsylvania Youth Survey have been released- and reveal that “inhalant use is a problem among middle school students in Cumberland and Perry Counties.”Percentage of 8th grader that have used inhalants at least once:
· Perry County: 14%
· Cumberland County: 18%
Percentage of 8th graders that reported using inhalants in the past 30 days:
· Perry County: 8%
· Cumberland County: 14%
Comparatively, 6% of 8th graders in Pennsylvania and 3% of 8th graders in the US reported using inhalants in the past 30 days.