Elizabethtown Community Perception Survey

Thank you for taking this important Adult Attitudes Survey. EACTC is seeking this information in order to design the best community interventions to keep our children safe from underage drinking and other drug use.

All responses will be anonymous and confidential. Demographic information below is requested to assure survey responses are reflective of the community’s demographics. The remaining questions will ask about your attitudes and beliefs about underage drug and alcohol use among our community’s youth.

In what school district do you live?

Question Title

* 1. In what school district do you live?

What is your age category?

Question Title

* 2. What is your age category?

How many children under 18 live in your household?

Question Title

* 3. How many children under 18 live in your household?

Are you:

Question Title

* 4. Are you:

What is your annual household income?

Question Title

* 5. What is your annual household income?

How much do you think people risk harming themselves (physically or in other ways) if they:

Question Title

* 6. How much do you think people risk harming themselves (physically or in other ways) if they:

  No Risk Slight Risk Moderate Risk Great Risk
Take five or more drinks of an alcoholic beverage once or twice a week?
Take one or two drinks of an alcoholic beverage nearly every day?
Smoke one or more packs of cigarettes per day?
Vaping on a daily basis?
Smoke marijuana regularly?
Use prescription drugs not prescribed to them?
Respond to the following:

Question Title

* 7. Respond to the following:

  NO! no yes YES!
If a kid drank some beer, wine or hard liquor in your neighborhood, would he or she be caught by the police?
If a kid smoked marijuana in your neighborhood would he or she be caught by the police?
Our family has clear rules about alcohol and drug use.
I would know if my child did not come home on time.
If my child drank alcohol without my permission, I would catch them.
If they wanted to, how easy do you think it would it be for kids living here to get:

Question Title

* 8. If they wanted to, how easy do you think it would it be for kids living here to get:

  Not at all easy Not very easy Easy Very Easy
Beer, wine or hard liquor
Cigarettes
Drugs like cocaine, LSD or amphetamines
Marijuana
Prescription Drugs
How wrong would you feel it is for your school-age children to:

Question Title

* 9. How wrong would you feel it is for your school-age children to:

  Not at all wrong A little bit wrong Wrong Very Wrong
Take five or more drinks of an alcoholic beverage once or twice a week?
Take one or two drinks of an alcoholic beverage nearly every day?
Vape on a regular basis?
Use tobacco products regularly?
Try marijuana once or twice?
Use prescription drugs not prescribed to them?
Rate the following:

Question Title

* 10. Rate the following:

  Strongly disagree Disagree Neither agree nor disagree Agree Strongly agree
It is okay for a minor to drink alcohol as long as they are supervised by an adult.
I can name at least one adult that knowingly provides alcohol to minors.
The legal risks of providing alcohol to minors are clearly known to adults in the Elizabethtown community.
If I knew of an adult that was supplying alcohol to minors, I would report them to the police.
It is okay for adults to provide alcohol to minors in their home if they are doing so to prevent the minors from drinking and driving.
It is okay for youth to drink alcohol as long as they don’t get drunk.
I have seen parents in my community drink alcohol with their children.
I have seen parents in my community smoke marijuana with their children.
My community has consistent legal consequences for youth who are caught drinking alcohol.
I can’t keep my child from using alcohol.
If my child under the age of 21 was found by law enforcement to be in possession of alcohol, I would want them to:

Question Title

* 11. If my child under the age of 21 was found by law enforcement to be in possession of alcohol, I would want them to:

Have you heard of  (check all that apply):

Question Title

* 12. Have you heard of  (check all that apply):

T