Beliefs About Peer Norms

Beliefs About Peer Norms
Hansen‚ W.B.‚ & McNeal‚ R.B. 1997
 
1.    How many of your closest friends do you think have used marijuana during the past 30 days?
All of them/ Most of them /Some of them/ None of them
2.    How many of your closest friends do you think have been drunk during the past 30 days?
All of them/ Most of them/ Some of them/ None of them
3.    What would your best friends think if you tried using marijuana?
They would be angry with me
They would be a little upset
They wouldn't care one way or the other
They would accept me
They would be glad
4.    People who use drugs are stupid. How do you think your closest friends feel about this/statement?
Strongly agree/ Agree/ Disagree/ Strongly disagree
5.    How hard or easy is it for you to get along with other people?
They would be angry with me
They would be a little upset
They wouldn't care one way or the other
They would accept me
They would be glad
6.    How many of your closest friends do you think have had some kind of alcoholic beverage during the past 30 days?
Never/ Sometimes‚ but not often/ Often/ All the time
7.    It is cool to get drunk. How do you think your closest friends feel about this statement?
Strongly agree/ Agree/ Disagree/ Strongly disagree
8.    How many of your closest friends do you think have used a drug like cocaine or heroin during the past 30 days?
All of them/ Most of them/ Some of them/ None of them.
 
This instrument can be found on pages 97-99 of Core Measures Initiative Phase I Recommendations‚ Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. Available online at:http://vvv.dmhas.state.ct.us/sig/pdf/uconn/core_measures.pdf
 
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Hansen‚ W.B.‚ & McNeal‚ R.B. How D.A.R.E. works: An examination of program effects on mediating variables. Health Education & Behavior. 1997; 24(2): 165-176.