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Variable Label: Age 1st opportunity to use alcohol


SU87a

The next questions are about the first time you had an opportunity to drink alcohol or to use drugs, whether or not you used them. By 'an opportunity to use' I mean someone either offered you alcohol or drugs, or you were present when others were using and you could have used if you wanted to. Please do not include times when a health care provider may have offered you free samples.

(Thinking back over your entire lifetime,) About how old were you the very first time you had an opportunity to use alcohol?

IF "ALL MY LIFE" OR "AS LONG AS I CAN REMEMBER," CODE: DON'T KNOW

IF VOL "NEVER", CODE 997

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  • Valid N: 4319
  • Refused: 279
  • Don't Know: 2
  • Missing (Other): 405
  • Missing (System): 1077
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
15.1209.2615.0000.000515.000
  • Valid Range: 0 - 515
  • Total Cases: 6082

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