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Table 2 Trends in numbers of current sniffers, 2011–12 and 2013 – 14 (40 communities)*

From: The impact of subsidized low aromatic fuel (LAF) on petrol (gasoline) sniffing in remote Australian indigenous communities

Current sniffers 2011–12 2013–14 % change
  No. % No. %  
Age-group
 5–9 4 1.5 8 4.1 100.0
 10–14 79 29.7 69 35.4 − 12.7
 15–24 146 54.9 102 52.3 − 30.1
 25–39 37 13.9 16 8.2 − 56.8
 Total 266 100.0 195 100.0 − 26.7
Frequency
 Occasional 142 53.4 106 54.4 − 25.4
 Regular 51 19.2 54 27.7 5.9
 Heavy 73 27.4 35 17.9 − 52.1
 Total 266 100.0 195 100.0 − 26.7
  1. *Age and frequency breakdowns were missing for one community with 23 current sniffers in 2011–12; this community has been excluded from the table, hence the smaller totals