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Table 4 Parental Awareness/Involvement: David Binder Research Results

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

David Binder Research (asked of adults) 2010 2011 2012 2013 2015
 Q. Which, if any, of the following actions have you taken?  
 Monitored the amount of cough medicine in your household 31 % N/A 39 % 37 % 40 %
 Take steps to safeguard safe storage 30 % N/A 38 % 33 % 44 %
 Talked to your child about the dangers of cough medicine abuse 42 % N/A 46 % 47 % 45 %
PATS (asked of adults)      
 Had a conversation with teenager about using non-prescription cold or cough medicine to get high 58 % 57 % 67 % 59 % N/A