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Demographic: 8th (Grade)

Population

No data was found for 8th (Grade) in the category Population

Alcohol Use

8th Students Reporting Any Use of Alcohol in the Past 30 Days, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 3,637.0 9.2% 3,309.0 7.9%
Metro 1,730.0 8.5% 1,485.0 6.7%
Non-Metro 1,907.0 10.0% 1,824.0 9.2%

8th Students Reporting Any Use of Alcohol in the Past 30 Days, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 3,637 9.2% 3,325 7.9%
East Central 545 9.4% 459 8.8%
Metro 1,730 8.5% 1,496 6.7%
Non-Metro 3,092 9.2% 1,829 9.2%
Northwest 187 10.9% 158 9.6%
Northeast 250 11.9% 200 11.4%
Southeast 315 9.5% 334 8.7%
Southwest 352 9.7% 272 8.2%
West Central 258 10.3% 240 10.4%

8th Students Reporting Having 5 or More Drinks in a Row on at Least One Occasion in the Past 30 Days, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 1,157.0 2.9% 940.0 2.3%
East Central 160.0 2.8% 142.0 2.7%
Metro 532.0 2.6% 429.0 1.9%
Non-Metro 625.0 3.3% 511.0 2.8%
Northwest 58.0 3.4% 60.0 3.6%
Northeast 102.0 4.9% 70.0 4.0%
Southeast 106.0 3.2% 97.0 2.5%
Southwest 109.0 3.0% 75.0 2.3%
West Central 90.0 3.6% 67.0 2.9%

8th Students Reporting Having 5 or More Drinks in a Row on at Least One Occasion in the Past 30 Days, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 1,157.0 2.9% 988.0 2.3%
Metro 532.0 2.6% 429.0 1.9%
Non-Metro 625.0 3.3% 559.0 2.8%

Alcohol Consequences

No data was found for 8th (Grade) in the category Alcohol Consequences

Alcohol Treatment

No data was found for 8th (Grade) in the category Alcohol Treatment

Alcohol Intervening Variables

8th Students Reporting that they Believe People Put themselves at Great or Moderate Risk of Harm by Frequently Binge Drinking, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 27,181.0 72.1% 29,094.0 70.4%
Metro 14,399.0 74.8% 15,858.0 72.6%
Non-Metro 12,782.0 69.2% 13,236.0 68.0%

8th Students Reporting that they Believe People Put themselves at Great or Moderate Risk of Harm by Frequently Binge Drinking, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 27,181.0 72.1% 28,012.0 70.6%
East Central 3,902.0 69.7% 3,544.0 68.8%
Metro 14,399.0 74.8% 15,858.0 72.6%
Non-Metro 12,782.0 69.2% 12,154.0 68.1%
Northwest 1,081.0 65.9% 1,070.0 65.5%
Northeast 1,402.0 68.4% 1,181.0 67.8%
Southeast 2,286.0 70.6% 2,573.0 68.1%
Southwest 2,463.0 69.7% 2,263.0 69.3%
West Central 1,648.0 68.4% 1,523.0 67.0%

8th Students Reporting Any Alcohol in the Past 30 Days, Who Bought the Alcohol from Someone or Somewhere, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 237 6.5%
East Central 27 5.0%
Metro 126 7.3%
Non-Metro 111 5.8%
Northwest 14 7.5%
Northeast 20 8.0%
Southeast 17 5.4%
Southwest 20 5.7%
West Central 13 5.0%

8th Students Reporting Any Alcohol Use in the Past 30 Days, Who Bought the Alcohol from Someone or Somewhere, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 237 6.5%
Metro 126 7.3%
Non-Metro 111 5.8%

8th Students Reporting Any Alcohol Use in the Past 30 Days, Who Got the Alcohol from Someone or Somewhere, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 1,998 54.9%
East Central 280 51.4%
Metro 966 55.8%
Non-Metro 1,032 54.1%
Northwest 100 53.5%
Northeast 152 60.8%
Southeast 163 51.7%
Southwest 193 54.8%
West Central 144 55.8%

8th Students Reporting Any Alcohol Use in the Past 30 Days, Who Got the Alcohol from Someone or Somewhere, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 1,998 54.9%
Metro 966 55.8%
Non-Metro 1,032 54.1%

8th Students Reporting Any Alcohol Use in the Past 30 Days, Who Took the Alcohol from Someone or Somewhere, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 1,257 34.6%
East Central 191 35.0%
Metro 599 34.6%
Non-Metro 658 34.5%
Northwest 54 28.9%
Northeast 108 43.2%
Southeast 103 32.7%
Southwest 122 34.7%
West Central 80 31.0%

8th Students Reporting Any Alcohol Use in the Past 30 Days, Who Took the Alcohol from Someone or Somewhere, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 1,257 34.6%
Metro 599 34.6%
Non-Metro 658 34.5%

8th Students Reporting Their Parents Would Think It's Very Wrong or Wrong for Them to Have One or Two Drinks of an Alcohol Beverage Nearly Every Day, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 35,336 93.2% 36,338 91.2%
East Central 5,209 92.5% 4,694 90.9%
Metro 18,208 94.1% 20,041 91.4%
Non-Metro 17,128 92.3% 16,297 90.9%
Northwest 1,534 92.6% 1,494 91.0%
Northeast 1,865 90.7% 1,604 91.9%
Southeast 2,983 92.1% 3,455 90.7%
Southwest 3,272 92.4% 2,979 90.9%
West Central 2,265 93.4% 2,071 90.4%

8th Students Reporting Their Parents Would Think It's Very Wrong or Wrong for Them to Have One or Two Drinks of an Alcohol Beverage Nearly Every Day, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 35,336 93.2% 37,813 91.2%
Metro 18,208 94.1% 20,041 91.4%
Non-Metro 17,128 92.3% 17,772 90.9%

8th Students Reporting They Strongly Agree or Agree That Parents and Other Adults Should Clearly Communicate with Their Children about the Importance of Not Using Alcohol, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 31,754 85.0%
East Central 4,719 85.0%
Metro 16,063 84.6%
Non-Metro 15,691 85.5%
Northwest 1,418 86.5%
Northeast 1,744 85.6%
Southeast 2,737 85.3%
Southwest 3,036 86.2%
West Central 2,037 84.9%

8th Students Reporting They Strongly Agree or Agree That Parents and Other Adults Should Clearly Communicate with Their Children about the Importance of Not Using Alcohol, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 31,754 85.0%
Metro 16,063 84.6%
Non-Metro 15,691 85.5%

8th Students Reporting They Strongly Agree or Agree That Drinking Alcohol is Never a Good Thing for Anyone Their Age to Do, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 31,279 83.8%
East Central 4,616 83.0%
Metro 15,904 83.8%
Non-Metro 15,375 83.8%
Northwest 1,388 84.6%
Northeast 1,685 83.0%
Southeast 2,697 84.3%
Southwest 2,953 84.1%
West Central 2,036 84.8%

8th Students Reporting They Strongly Agree or Agree That Drinking Alcohol is Never a Good Thing for Anyone Their Age to Do, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 31,279 83.8%
Metro 15,904 83.8%
Non-Metro 15,375 83.8%

8th Students Reporting They Think Most Students in Their School Drink Alcohol Monthly or More Often, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 10,483 28.2%
East Central 1,615 29.1%
Metro 4,753 25.1%
Non-Metro 5,730 31.3%
Northwest 560 34.4%
Northeast 793 38.9%
Southeast 1,001 31.3%
Southwest 1,003 28.5%
West Central 758 31.8%

8th Students Reporting They Think Most Students in Their School Drink Alcohol Monthly or More Often, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 10,483 28.2%
Metro 4,753 25.1%
Non-Metro 5,730 31.3%

Tobacco and Nicotine Use

8th Students Reporting Smoking a Cigarette on One or More Days within the Past 30 Days, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 1,684 4.2% 1,169 2.8%
Metro 733 3.6% 456 2.0%
Non-Metro 951 5.0% 713 3.6%

8th Students Reporting Smoking a Cigarette on One or More Days within the Past 30 Days, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 1,684 4.2% 1,169 2.8%
East Central 278 4.8% 154 3.0%
Metro 733 3.6% 456 2.0%
Non-Metro 951 5.0% 647 3.6%
Northwest 108 6.3% 86 5.2%
Northeast 161 7.7% 91 5.2%
Southeast 140 4.2% 105 2.7%
Southwest 138 3.8% 106 3.2%
West Central 126 5.0% 105 4.6%

8th Students Reporting Using an E-Cigarette on One or More Days within the Past 30 Days, 2016: by Location

2016
Number Percent
Minnesota 2,316.0 5.7%
East Central 336.0 6.5%
Metro 1,240.0 5.6%
Non-Metro 1,076.0 5.9%
Northwest 117.0 7.1%
Northeast 115.0 6.5%
Southeast 212.0 5.5%
Southwest 176.0 5.3%
West Central 120.0 5.2%

8th Students Reporting Using an E-Cigarette on One or More Days within the Past 30 Days, 2016: by Location

2016
Number Percent
Minnesota 2,406.0 5.7%
Metro 1,240.0 5.6%
Non-Metro 1,166.0 5.9%

8th Students Reporting Any Tobacco or Nicotine Use on One or More Days within the Past 30 Days, 2016: by Location

2016
Number Percent
Minnesota 2,879.0 7.1%
East Central 411.0 7.9%
Metro 1,437.0 6.5%
Non-Metro 1,442.0 8.0%
Northwest 161.0 9.8%
Northeast 169.0 9.6%
Southeast 271.0 7.1%
Southwest 234.0 7.1%
West Central 196.0 8.5%

8th Students Reporting Any Tobacco or Nicotine Use on One or More Days within the Past 30 Days, 2016: by Location

2016
Number Percent
Minnesota 2,406.0 5.7%
Metro 1,240.0 5.6%
Non-Metro 1,166.0 5.9%

Tobacco and Nicotine Consequences

No data was found for 8th (Grade) in the category Tobacco and Nicotine Consequences

Tobacco and Nicotine Intervening Variables

8th Students Reporting that they Believe People Put themselves at Great or Moderate Risk of Harm by Smoking Cigarettes, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 30,069.0 79.5% 32,071.0 77.6%
Metro 15,454.0 80.1% 17,055.0 78.0%
Non-Metro 14,615.0 79.0% 15,016.0 77.1%

8th Students Reporting that they Believe People Put themselves at Great or Moderate Risk of Harm by Smoking Cigarettes, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 30,069.0 79.5% 30,812.0 77.6%
East Central 4,449.0 79.3% 4,019.0 78.0%
Metro 15,454.0 80.1% 17,055.0 78.0%
Non-Metro 14,615.0 79.0% 13,757.0 77.0%
Northwest 1,267.0 76.9% 1,249.0 76.3%
Northeast 1,620.0 78.9% 1,340.0 76.8%
Southeast 2,622.0 80.9% 2,869.0 75.8%
Southwest 2,801.0 79.2% 2,512.0 76.9%
West Central 1,856.0 76.8% 1,768.0 77.7%

8th Students Reporting Their Parents Would Think It's Very Wrong or Wrong for Them to Smoke Cigarettes, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 36,016 94.8% 37,156 93.2%
East Central 5,339 94.8% 4,812 93.2%
Metro 18,503 95.4% 20,474 93.4%
Non-Metro 17,513 94.3% 16,682 93.0%
Northwest 1,567 94.5% 1,521 92.7%
Northeast 1,906 92.8% 1,631 93.5%
Southeast 3,059 94.2% 3,529 92.7%
Southwest 3,336 94.0% 3,061 93.3%
West Central 2,306 94.9% 2,128 93.0%

8th Students Reporting Their Parents Would Think It's Very Wrong or Wrong for Them to Smoke Cigarettes, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 36,016 94.8% 38,668 93.2%
Metro 18,503 95.4% 20,474 93.4%
Non-Metro 17,513 94.3% 18,194 93.1%

Illicit Drug Use

8th Students Reporting Any Use of Marijuana in the Past 30 Days, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 2,038.0 5.2% 937.0 4.7%
Metro 1,190.0 5.9% 999.0 4.5%
Non-Metro 848.0 4.5% 1,936.0 4.6%

8th Students Reporting Any Use of Marijuana in the Past 30 Days, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 2,038.0 5.2% 1,864.0 4.6%
East Central 244.0 4.2% 226.0 4.3%
Metro 1,190.0 5.9% 999.0 4.5%
Non-Metro 848.0 4.5% 865.0 4.8%
Northwest 107.0 6.3% 115.0 7.0%
Northeast 125.0 6.0% 108.0 6.1%
Southeast 134.0 4.0% 179.0 4.6%
Southwest 152.0 4.2% 129.0 3.9%
West Central 86.0 3.5% 108.0 4.7%

8th Students Reporting Use of Inhalants within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 742.0 1.8%
East Central * * 98.0 1.9%
Metro * * 402.0 1.8%
Non-Metro * * 340.0 1.9%
Northwest * * 45.0 2.7%
Northeast * * 39.0 2.2%
Southeast * * 61.0 1.6%
Southwest * * 51.0 1.5%
West Central * * 46.0 2.0%

8th Students Reporting Methamphetamine Use within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 240.0 0.6%
East Central * * 27.0 0.5%
Metro * * 140.0 0.6%
Non-Metro * * 100.0 0.6%
Northwest * * 11.0 0.7%
Northeast * * 10.0 0.6%
Southeast * * 25.0 0.7%
Southwest * * 11.0 0.3%
West Central * * 16.0 0.7%

8th Students Reporting Use of MDMA/Ecstasy within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 289.0 0.7%
East Central * * 33.0 0.6%
Metro * * 163.0 0.7%
Non-Metro * * 126.0 0.7%
Northwest * * 12.0 0.7%
Northeast * * 15.0 0.9%
Southeast * * 30.0 0.8%
Southwest * * 20.0 0.6%
West Central * * 16.0 0.7%

8th Students Reporting Use of Crack/Cocaine within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 360.0 0.9%
East Central * * 51.0 1.0%
Metro * * 214.0 1.0%
Non-Metro * * 146.0 0.8%
Northwest * * 13.0 0.8%
Northeast * * 16.0 0.9%
Southeast * * 35.0 0.9%
Southwest * * 17.0 0.5%
West Central * * 14.0 0.6%

8th Students Reporting Use of LSD, PCP or Other Psychedelics within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 410.0 1.0%
East Central * * 49.0 0.9%
Metro * * 227.0 1.0%
Non-Metro * * 183.0 1.0%
Northwest * * 22.0 1.3%
Northeast * * 25.0 1.4%
Southeast * * 42.0 1.1%
Southwest * * 20.0 0.6%
West Central * * 25.0 1.1%

8th Students Reporting Use of Heroin within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 207.0 0.5%
East Central * * 30.0 0.6%
Metro * * 126.0 0.6%
Non-Metro * * 81.0 0.5%
Northwest * * 6.0 0.4%
Northeast * * 7.0 0.4%
Southeast * * 20.0 0.5%
Southwest * * 8.0 0.2%
West Central * * 10.0 0.4%

8th Students Reporting Use of Synthetic Drugs within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 414.0 1.0%
East Central * * 56.0 1.1%
Metro * * 231.0 1.0%
Non-Metro * * 183.0 1.0%
Northwest * * 14.0 0.9%
Northeast * * 20.0 1.1%
Southeast * * 44.0 1.2%
Southwest * * 20.0 0.6%
West Central * * 29.0 1.3%

8th Students Reporting Use of Inhalants within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 772.0 1.8%
Metro * * 402.0 1.8%
Non-Metro * * 370.0 1.9%

8th Students Reporting Methamphetamine Use within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 249.0 0.6%
Metro * * 140.0 0.6%
Non-Metro * * 109.0 0.6%

8th Students Reporting Use of MDMA/Ecstasy within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 293.0 0.7%
Metro * * 163.0 0.7%
Non-Metro * * 130.0 0.7%

8th Students Reporting Use of Crack/Cocaine within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 374.0 0.9%
Metro * * 214.0 1.0%
Non-Metro * * 160.0 0.8%

8th Students Reporting Use of LSD, PCP or Other Psychedelics within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 420.0 1.0%
Metro * * 227.0 1.0%
Non-Metro * * 193.0 1.0%

8th Students Reporting Use of Heroin within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 212.0 0.5%
Metro * * 126.0 0.6%
Non-Metro * * 86.0 0.4%

8th Students Reporting Use of Synthetic Drugs within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 430.0 1.0%
Metro * * 231.0 1.0%
Non-Metro * * 199.0 1.0%

Prescription Drug Misuse

8th Students Reporting Any Past 30 Day Use of Prescription Drugs Not Prescribed for Them, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 1,433.0 3.7% 1,621.0 4.0%
East Central 197.0 3.4% 215.0 4.1%
Metro 809.0 4.0% 922.0 4.2%
Non-Metro 624.0 3.3% 699.0 3.9%
Northwest 61.0 3.6% 87.0 5.3%
Northeast 62.0 3.0% 74.0 4.2%
Southeast 117.0 3.5% 125.0 3.3%
Southwest 109.0 3.0% 105.0 3.2%
West Central 78.0 3.2% 93.0 4.0%

8th Students Reporting Any Past 30 Day Use of Prescription Drugs Not Prescribed for Them, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 1,433.0 3.7% 761.0 3.9%
Metro 809.0 4.0% 922.0 4.2%
Non-Metro 624.0 3.3% 1,683.0 4.0%

8th Students Reporting Any Use of Prescription Pain Relievers Not Prescribed for Them by Their Doctor within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 909.0 2.3%
East Central * * 125.0 2.4%
Metro * * 474.0 2.2%
Non-Metro * * 435.0 2.4%
Northwest * * 50.0 3.0%
Northeast * * 36.0 2.0%
Southeast * * 69.0 1.8%
Southwest * * 88.0 2.7%
West Central * * 67.0 2.9%

8th Students Reporting Any Use of Prescription Pain Relievers Not Prescribed for Them by Their Doctor within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 945.0 2.3%
Metro * * 474.0 2.2%
Non-Metro * * 471.0 2.4%

8th Students Reporting Any Use of ADD or ADHD Drugs Not Prescribed for Them by Their Doctor within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 548.0 1.4%
East Central * * 73.0 1.4%
Metro * * 318.0 1.4%
Non-Metro * * 230.0 1.3%
Northwest * * 27.0 1.6%
Northeast * * 24.0 1.4%
Southeast * * 39.0 1.0%
Southwest * * 31.0 0.9%
West Central * * 36.0 1.6%

8th Students Reporting Any Use of ADD or ADHD Drugs Not Prescribed for Them by Their Doctor within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 564.0 1.4%
Metro * * 318.0 1.4%
Non-Metro * * 246.0 1.3%

8th Students Reporting Any Use of Stimulants or Diet Pills Not Prescribed for Them by Their Doctor within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 228.0 0.6%
East Central * * 30.0 0.6%
Metro * * 129.0 0.6%
Non-Metro * * 99.0 0.6%
Northwest * * 11.0 0.7%
Northeast * * 13.0 0.7%
Southeast * * 16.0 0.4%
Southwest * * 11.0 0.3%
West Central * * 18.0 0.8%

8th Students Reporting Any Use of Stimulants or Diet Pills Not Prescribed for Them by Their Doctor within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 234.0 0.6%
Metro * * 129.0 0.6%
Non-Metro * * 105.0 0.5%

8th Students Reporting Any Use of Tranquilizers or Sedatives Not Prescribed for Them by Their Doctor within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 346.0 0.9%
East Central * * 41.0 0.8%
Metro * * 218.0 1.0%
Non-Metro * * 128.0 0.7%
Northwest * * 15.0 0.9%
Northeast * * 19.0 1.1%
Southeast * * 20.0 0.5%
Southwest * * 14.0 0.4%
West Central * * 19.0 0.8%

8th Students Reporting Any Use of Tranquilizers or Sedatives Not Prescribed for Them by Their Doctor within the Past 12 Months, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota * * 357.0 0.9%
Metro * * 218.0 1.0%
Non-Metro * * 139.0 0.7%

Drug Consequences

No data was found for 8th (Grade) in the category Drug Consequences

Drug Intervening Variables

8th Students Reporting that they Believe People Put themselves at Great or Moderate Risk of Harm by Smoking Marijuana Once or Twice a Week, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 26,683.0 70.9% 25,842.0 65.1%
East Central 4,113.0 73.7% 3,432.0 66.7%
Metro 13,448.0 70.0% 14,266.0 65.3%
Non-Metro 13,235.0 71.8% 11,576.0 64.9%
Northwest 1,123.0 68.7% 990.0 60.4%
Northeast 1,407.0 68.8% 1,070.0 61.4%
Southeast 2,329.0 72.2% 2,388.0 63.2%
Southwest 2,578.0 73.0% 2,146.0 65.7%
West Central 1,685.0 70.0% 1,550.0 68.1%

8th Students Reporting that they Believe People put themselves at Great or Moderate Risk of Harm by Smoking Marijuana Once or Twice a Week, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 26,683.0 70.9% 26,889.0 65.1%
Metro 13,448.0 70.0% 14,266.0 65.3%
Non-Metro 13,235.0 71.8% 12,623.0 64.9%

8th Students Reporting that they Believe People Put themselves at Great or Moderate Risk of Harm by Using Prescription Drugs Not Prescribed for Them, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 30,882.0 82.0% 31,127.0 78.5%
East Central 4,591.0 82.2% 4,048.0 78.6%
Metro 15,858.0 82.5% 17,173.0 78.6%
Non-Metro 15,024.0 81.4% 13,954.0 78.2%
Northwest 1,330.0 80.9% 1,277.0 78.1%
Northeast 1,702.0 83.1% 1,378.0 79.1%
Southeast 2,629.0 81.4% 2,926.0 77.5%
Southwest 2,846.0 80.6% 2,530.0 77.5%
West Central 1,926.0 79.8% 1,795.0 79.0%

8th Students Reporting that they Believe People Put themselves at Great or Moderate Risk of Harm by Using Prescription Drugs Not Prescribed for Them, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 30,882.0 82.0% 32,387.0 78.4%
Metro 15,858.0 82.5% 17,173.0 78.6%
Non-Metro 15,024.0 81.4% 15,214.0 78.2%

8th Students Reporting Their Parents Would Think It's Very Wrong or Wrong for Them to Smoke Marijuana, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 35,726 94.3% 36,322 91.2%
East Central 5,334 94.8% 4,750 92.0%
Metro 18,261 94.4% 19,976 91.1%
Non-Metro 17,465 94.2% 16,346 91.2%
Northwest 1,546 93.2% 1,457 88.9%
Northeast 1,901 92.6% 1,568 90.0%
Southeast 3,053 94.2% 3,462 91.0%
Southwest 3,337 94.3% 3,000 91.5%
West Central 2,109 92.1%

8th Students Reporting Their Parents Would Think It's Very Wrong or Wrong for Them to Smoke Marijuana, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 35,726 94.3% 37,802 91.2%
Metro 18,261 94.4% 19,976 91.1%
Non-Metro 17,465 94.2% 17,826 91.2%

8th Students Reporting Their Parents Would Think It's Very Wrong or Wrong for Them to Use Prescription Drugs Not Prescribed for Them, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 36,117 95.3% 37,200 93.4%
East Central 5,383 95.6% 4,827 93.5%
Metro 18,480 95.6% 20,419 93.2%
Non-Metro 17,637 95.1% 16,781 93.7%
Northwest 1,580 95.4% 1,534 93.5%
Northeast 1,940 94.4% 1,644 94.3%
Southeast 3,055 94.3% 3,557 93.5%
Southwest 3,354 94.7% 3,070 93.7%
West Central 2,325 95.8% 2,149 93.9%

8th Students Reporting Their Parents Would Think It's Very Wrong or Wrong for Them to Use Prescription Drugs Not Prescribed for Them, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 36,117 95.3% 38,712 93.4%
Metro 18,480 95.6% 20,419 93.2%
Non-Metro 17,637 95.1% 18,293 93.7%

8th Students Reporting Their Friends Would Feel it is Wrong or Very Wrong for Them to Use Prescription Drugs not Prescribed for Them, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 33,523.0 89.0% 35,278.0 88.9%
East Central 4,994.0 89.2% 4,610.0 89.6%
Metro 17,060.0 88.9% 19,355.0 88.6%
Non-Metro 16,463.0 89.1% 15,923.0 89.2%
Northwest 1,476.0 89.5% 1,461.0 89.2%
Northeast 1,770.0 86.3% 1,548.0 88.9%
Southeast 2,874.0 89.1% 3,352.0 88.7%
Southwest 3,183.0 90.0% 2,921.0 89.4%
West Central 2,166.0 89.9% 2,031.0 89.0%

8th Students Reporting Their Friends Would Feel it is Wrong or Very Wrong for Them to Use Prescription Drugs not Prescribed for Them, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 33,523.0 89.0% 36,713.0 88.9%
Metro 17,060.0 88.9% 19,355.0 88.6%
Non-Metro 16,463.0 89.1% 17,358.0 89.2%

8th Students Reporting They Think Their Friends Would Feel it is Wrong or Very Wrong for Them to Smoke Marijuana, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 31,546.0 83.7% 32,850.0 82.7%
East Central 4,833.0 86.2% 4,361.0 84.8%
Metro 15,778.0 82.2% 18,004.0 82.3%
Non-Metro 15,768.0 85.3% 14,846.0 83.2%
Northwest 1,382.0 83.7% 1,311.0 80.1%
Northeast 1,636.0 79.8% 1,395.0 79.9%
Southeast 2,750.0 85.3% 3,125.0 82.7%
Southwest 3,075.0 87.0% 2,742.0 84.0%
West Central 2,092.0 86.8% 1,912.0 83.8%

8th Students Reporting They Think Their Friends Would Feel it is Wrong or Very Wrong for Them to Smoke Marijuana, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 31,546.0 83.7%
Metro 15,778.0 82.2%
Non-Metro 15,768.0 85.3%

Drug Treatment

No data was found for 8th (Grade) in the category Drug Treatment

Risk Factors

8th Students Reporting Ever Having Had a Boyfriend or Girlfriend in a Dating or Serious Relationship Who Hit, Slapped, or Physically Hurt Them on Purpose, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 1,205.0 3.0%
Metro 606.0 2.9%
Non-Metro 599.0 3.1%

8th Students Reporting Ever Having Had a Boyfriend or Girlfriend in a Dating or Serious Relationship Who Hit, Slapped, or Physically Hurt Them on Purpose, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 1,205.0 3.0%
East Central 177.0 3.0%
Metro 606.0 2.9%
Non-Metro 599.0 3.1%
Northwest 68.0 3.9%
Northeast 78.0 3.7%
Southeast 104.0 3.1%
Southwest 104.0 2.8%
West Central 68.0 2.7%

8th Students Reporting They Were Bullied or Harassed Weekly or More Often in the Past 30 Days, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 7,938 19.1%
East Central 1,136 19.0%
Metro 4,100 18.8%
Non-Metro 3,838 19.6%
Northwest 345 19.6%
Northeast 435 20.3%
Southeast 692 20.0%
Southwest 722 19.4%
West Central 508 20.0%

8th Students Reporting They Were Bullied or Harassed Weekly or More Often in the Past 30 Days, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 7,938 19.1%
Metro 4,100 18.8%
Non-Metro 3,838 19.6%

8th Students Reporting They Were Bullied or Harassed Once or More in the Past 30 Days, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 20,998 50.6%
East Central 3,003 50.3%
Metro 10,886 49.8%
Non-Metro 10,112 51.5%
Northwest 944 53.5%
Northeast 1,147 53.4%
Southeast 1,777 51.3%
Southwest 1,942 52.1%
West Central 1,299 51.1%

8th Students Reporting They Were Bullied or Harassed Once or More in the Past 30 Days, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 20,998 50.6%
Metro 10,886 49.8%
Non-Metro 10,112 51.5%

8th Students Reporting They Live with Someone Who Uses Illegal Drugs or Abuses Prescription Drugs, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 1,927 4.9% 1,633 4.0%
East Central 286 4.9% 200 3.8%
Metro 1,061 5.2% 893 3.9%
Non-Metro 866 4.5% 740 4.1%
Northwest 87 5.1% 75 4.5%
Northeast 106 5.0% 94 5.2%
Southeast 164 4.9% 150 3.9%
Southwest 118 3.2% 125 3.7%
West Central 105 4.2% 96 4.1%

8th Students Reporting They Live with Someone Who Uses Illegal Drugs or Abuses Prescription Drugs, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 1,927 4.9% 1,696 4.0%
Metro 1,061 5.2% 893 3.9%
Non-Metro 866 4.5% 803 4.0%

8th Students Reporting a Parent or Guardian is Currently or Ever Has Been in Prison, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 6,604 16.8% 7,046 17.3%
East Central 1,064 18.5% 940 18.0%
Metro 2,956 14.5% 3,301 14.7%
Non-Metro 3,648 19.3% 3,745 20.6%
Northwest 423 25.0% 461 27.8%
Northeast 413 19.8% 446 24.4%
Southeast 598 18.1% 726 18.8%
Southwest 647 17.8% 681 20.5%
West Central 503 20.3% 491 21.3%

8th Students Reporting a Parent or Guardian is Currently or Ever Has Been in Prison, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 6,604 16.8% 7,382 17.4%
Metro 2,956 14.5% 3,301 14.7%
Non-Metro 3,648 19.3% 4,081 20.6%

8th Students Reporting They Were Verbally Abused by Someone in Their Household, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Percent Number Percent Number
Minnesota 14.5% 5,731 13.9% 5,647
East Central 15.2% 881 14.6% 762
Metro 14.5% 2,962 13.5% 3,041
Non-Metro 14.5% 2,769 14.3% 2,606
Northwest 14.2% 243 15.4% 256
Northeast 14.5% 305 16.6% 301
Southeast 15.5% 514 13.3% 517
Southwest 13.6% 497 14.1% 471
West Central 13.1% 329 12.9% 299

8th Students Reporting They Were Verbally Abused by Someone in Their Household, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 5,731 14.5% 5,910 13.9%
Metro 2,962 14.5% 3,041 13.5%
Non-Metro 2,769 14.5% 2,869 14.4%

8th Students Reporting They Live with Someone Who Drinks Too Much Alcohol, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 6,604 16.8% 7,046 17.3%
East Central 1,064 18.5% 940 18.0%
Metro 2,956 14.5% 3,301 14.7%
Non-Metro 3,648 19.3% 3,745 20.6%
Northwest 423 25.0% 461 27.8%
Northeast 413 19.8% 446 24.4%
Southeast 598 18.1% 726 18.8%
Southwest 647 17.8% 681 20.5%
West Central 503 20.3% 491 21.3%

8th Students Reporting They Live with Someone Who Drinks Too Much Alcohol, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 6,604 16.8% 7,382 17.4%
Metro 2,956 14.5% 3,301 14.7%
Non-Metro 3,648 19.3% 4,081 20.6%

8th Students Reporting That a Parent or Other Adult Has Ever Hit, Beat, Kicked or Physically Hurt Them in Any Way, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 4,757 12.0% 4,993 12.3%
East Central 675 11.7% 650 12.5%
Metro 2,676 13.1% 2,858 12.7%
Non-Metro 2,081 10.9% 2,135 11.7%
Northwest 174 10.2% 173 10.4%
Northeast 230 11.0% 215 11.8%
Southeast 386 11.6% 441 11.4%
Southwest 393 10.8% 389 11.7%
West Central 223 8.9% 267 11.6%

8th Students Reporting That a Parent or Other Adult Has Ever Hit, Beat, Kicked or Physically Hurt Them in Any Way, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 4,757 12.0% 5,188 12.3%
Metro 2,676 13.1% 2,858 12.7%
Non-Metro 2,081 10.9% 2,330 11.7%

Resilience Factors

8th Students Reporting They Strongly Agree or Agree That They Feel Safe at School, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 38,738.0 91.6%
Metro 20,516.0 91.8%
Non-Metro 18,222.0 91.4%

8th Students Reporting They Strongly Agree or Agree That They Feel Safe at School, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 38,738.0 91.6%
East Central 5,572.0 91.6%
Metro 20,516.0 91.8%
Non-Metro 18,222.0 91.4%
Northwest 1,646.0 92.1%
Northeast 1,955.0 89.7%
Southeast 3,225.0 91.6%
Southwest 3,468.0 91.7%
West Central 2,356.0 91.3%

8th Students Reporting They Can Talk to Their Mother Most or Some of the Time about Problems They Are Having, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 35,557.0 84.0%
East Central 5,142.0 84.5%
Metro 18,684.0 83.5%
Non-Metro 16,873.0 84.5%
Northwest 1,520.0 84.9%
Northeast 1,804.0 82.7%
Southeast 2,981.0 84.4%
Southwest 3,227.0 85.2%
West Central 2,199.0 85.1%

8th Students Reporting They Can Talk to Their Mother Most or Some of the Time about Problems They Are Having, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 35,557.0 84.0%
Metro 18,684.0 83.5%
Non-Metro 16,873.0 84.5%

8th Students Reporting They Can Talk to Their Father Most or Some of the Time about Problems They Are Having, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 29,312.0 69.4%
East Central 4,316.0 71.1%
Metro 15,297.0 68.6%
Non-Metro 14,015.0 70.3%
Northwest 1,240.0 69.4%
Northeast 1,516.0 69.7%
Southeast 2,477.0 70.1%
Southwest 2,667.0 70.4%
West Central 1,799.0 70.0%

8th Students Reporting They Can Talk to Their Father Most or Some of the Time about Problems They Are Having, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 29,312.0 69.4%
Metro 15,297.0 68.6%
Non-Metro 14,015.0 70.3%

8th Students Reporting Higher Levels of Educational Engagement, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 31,622.0 76.7%
East Central 4,441.0 75.2%
Metro 16,865.0 77.6%
Non-Metro 14,757.0 75.8%
Northwest 1,312.0 75.2%
Northeast 1,577.0 73.5%
Southeast 2,653.0 77.3%
Southwest 2,897.0 77.8%
West Central 1,877.0 74.7%

8th Students Reporting Higher Levels of Educational Engagement, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 31,622.0 76.7%
Metro 16,865.0 77.6%
Non-Metro 14,757.0 75.8%

Adult Mental Health

No data was found for 8th (Grade) in the category Adult Mental Health

Youth Mental Health

8th Students Reporting They Did Something to Purposely Hurt or Injure Themselves Without Wanting to Die (Such as Cutting, Burning, or Bruising) in the Past Year, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 6,208.0 15.5% 6,756.0 15.9%
Metro 3,401.0 16.3% 3,516.0 15.6%
Non-Metro 2,807.0 14.5% 3,240.0 16.3%

8th Students Reporting They Did Something to Purposely Hurt or Injure Themselves Without Wanting to Die (Such as Cutting, Burning, or Bruising) in the Past Year, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 6,208.0 15.5% 6,495.0 15.9%
East Central 901.0 15.3% 791.0 15.2%
Metro 3,401.0 16.3% 3,516.0 15.6%
Non-Metro 2,807.0 14.5% 2,979.0 16.3%
Northwest 242.0 13.9% 309.0 18.5%
Northeast 327.0 15.5% 338.0 18.5%
Southeast 478.0 14.2% 663.0 17.1%
Southwest 522.0 14.2% 511.0 15.3%
West Central 337.0 13.3% 367.0 15.9%

8th Youth Reporting High Distress Levels for Internalizing Disorders, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 9,979.0 25.3%
East Central 1,440.0 25.1%
Metro 5,228.0 25.6%
Non-Metro 4,751.0 25.1%
Northwest 434.0 25.3%
Northeast 557.0 26.8%
Southeast 853.0 25.8%
Southwest 889.0 24.5%
West Central 578.0 23.4%

8th Youth Reporting High Distress Levels for Internalizing Disorders, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 9,979.0 25.3%
Metro 5,228.0 25.6%
Non-Metro 4,751.0 25.1%

8th Youth Reporting High Distress Levels for Externalizing Disorders, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 11,434.0 28.9%
East Central 1,645.0 28.4%
Metro 6,114.0 29.8%
Non-Metro 5,320.0 27.9%
Northwest 498.0 29.1%
Northeast 610.0 29.1%
Southeast 982.0 29.6%
Southwest 957.0 26.3%
West Central 628.0 25.3%

8th Youth Reporting High Distress Levels for Externalizing Disorders, 2013: by Location

2013
Number Percent
Minnesota 11,434.0 28.9%
Metro 6,114.0 29.8%
Non-Metro 5,320.0 27.9%

Suicide

8th Students Reporting They Seriously Considered Attempting Suicide in the Last Year, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 4,211.0 10.6% 4,929.0 11.6%
Metro 2,219.0 10.7% 2,573.0 11.4%
Non-Metro 1,992.0 10.4% 2,356.0 11.9%

8th Students Reporting They Seriously Considered Attempting Suicide in the Last Year, 2013 - 2016: by Location

2013 2016
Number Percent Number Percent
Minnesota 4,211.0 10.6% 4,729.0 11.6%
East Central 631.0 10.8% 625.0 12.0%
Metro 2,219.0 10.7% 2,573.0 11.4%
Non-Metro 1,992.0 10.4% 2,156.0 11.8%
Northwest 186.0 10.8% 222.0 13.3%
Northeast 223.0 10.7% 239.0 13.1%
Southeast 359.0 10.7% 435.0 11.2%
Southwest 358.0 9.8% 368.0 11.0%
West Central 235.0 9.4% 267.0 11.6%