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District

Top Districts by Drug Users

Districts with highest percentage of users (Survey report on current hard drug users 2069)

Gender

Gender Distribution of Drug Users

Both Male and Female drug users has been found. But the number of Male Drug users far exceeds the number of Female Drugs users.

Drug Type

Type of drug used

Age

Age patterns of drug users

Among the drug users, a very large majority of which happened to be young users. About 70,390 drug users are below the age of 30. The youth 20-24 years accounted for the highest proportion of the current drug users in Nepal, followed by 25-29 years age group.

Summary

Major Findings

ID Title Names Values
2 Number of Current Hard Drug Users (Note: Marijuana users only or alcohol user only are excluded here)

Total

Male

Female

91534

85204

6330

3 Average Annual Rate of Change(2063-069)

Total

11.36%

4 Age of Drug User

Mean

Minimum

Maximum

25.07 yr

13 yr

50 yr

5 Age at first intake

Mean

minimum

maximum

17.2 yr

10 yr

45 yr

6 Marital Status

Never Married

Currently Married

Widow/Widower

Divorced/Separated

65.1%

29.1%

0.4%

5.4%

7 Educational Status

Illiterate/informal education

Primary 1-5

Secondary 6-10

SLC/Certificate

Bachelor & above

6.3%

15.9%

41.9%

34.2%

1.7%

8 Occupational Status

With Some Work

Student Only

No Occupation

50.1%

21.2%

28.7

9 Household Facilities (Multiple Responses)

Television

Telephone

Radio

Refrigerator

Motorcycle

Computer

Internet

Micro-oven

Washing Machine

Car

84.5%

79.4%

75.3%

34.7%

32.2%

29.6%

21.9%

6.4%

5.0%

2.8%

10 Type of drug use (Multiple Responses)

Cannabis Users

Opiates Users

Tranquilizers

Inhalants

Hallucinogens

Stimulant

Others

90.5%

93.5%

83.5%

12.7%

8.7%

5.2%

1.2%

11 Number of Years drug intake

0-2 Years

3-5 Years

6-8 Years

9-11 years

12 & above Years

31.3%

34.3%

16.0%

8.6%

9.8%

12 Frequency of drug taken per day

Once or less

Twice

Thrice

Above three times

28.8%

38.4%

22.6%

10.3%

13 Amount Spent for single dose of drug

Less than NRs. 50

NRs. 51-100

NRs. 101-150

NRs. 151-200

NRs. 201-250

NRs. 251-300

Above NRs. 300

4.3%

24.2%

26.2%

35.1%

8.7%

0.2

1.2%

14 Source of drug (Multiple Responses)

Drug User Friends

Mobile Drug Seller

Medical Store

Others

70.1%

30.7%

28.4%

30.2%

15 Mode of drug intake

Injection

Oral

56.6%

43.4%

16 Reasons of drug intake (Multiple Responses)

Peer Pressure

Curiosity

Family Problem

Other Problem

Study Problem

78.7%

58.5%

19.9%

13.8%

4.2%

17 Voice of Drug users (Multiple Responses)

Employment Opportunity

Free treatment

Positive attitude of the society

Skilled training opportunity

Not to allow drug in the country

40.1%

30.1%

18.4%

4.6%

3.1%

18 Perception of drug user for the control of drug use (Multiple Responses)

Control the Indian boarder side

Control mobile drug seller

Awareness Program

Follow the law

Monitoring the medical store

Monitoring the paint shop

35.5%

19.7%

16.6%

13.6

12.2%

1.0%