Date of Survey

Description of Respondents

Polling Institution



May 1991

Arizona; n = 808

Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ) (The Arizona Republic, 1993)

Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about AIDS? The state should give away needles to drug addicts to prevent the spread of AIDS.

26%—Agree; 73%—Disagree; 1%—Don't know

June 1991

Denver, CO; n = 303

Talmey-Drake Research Strategy, Inc., for the Denver Post/KCNC TV (Denver, CO) (1991)

Please state your opinion regarding the following statement: The city of Denver should provide clean hypodermic needles to drug addicts to help stop the spread of AIDS.

25%—Strongly agree; 24%—Somewhat agree; 16%—Somewhat disagree; 25%—Strongly disagree; 10%—Uncertain


SOURCE: The Public Health Impact of Needle Exchange Programs in the United States and Abroad. Volume 1 (Lurie et al., 1993:330-332).

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