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Table 3 Teen Attitude/Behavioral Changes: Hall & Partners Online Tracking Study

From: Dextromethorphan: a case study on addressing abuse of a safe and effective drug

Hall & Partners Online Tracking Study (asked of teens) Benchmark (2013) After forced exposure (2015) Difference in % points between forced exposure and benchmark
Please indicate how much you agree with the following statements about using non-prescription cough/cold medicine to get high
Causes nausea and can lead to vomiting 63 % 92 % +29
Don’t want to be seen as the kind of person who would do this 67 % 78 % +11
Will make me look bad in front of friends 54 % 72 % +18
Would you say the using non-prescription cough/cold medicine to get high is
Feel physically sick 38 % 62 % +24
Ashamed of 18 % 31 % +13
Socially unacceptable 12 % 35 % +23
Turns off friends 13 % 36 % +23