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Study Report

Study Number: QG-021-003-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1991

Subject Area: Medical and Health

Bibliographic Citation: National household survey on drug abuse, 1991.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. National Institute on Drug Abuse  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 6128

Date Accessioned: 1/6/1994

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 12/1/1993

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy plus machine-readable.

Abstract: This data collection measures the prevalence and correlates of drug use in the United States. Information is provided on the use of illicit drugs, alcohol, anabolic steroids, and tobacco among members of the United States household population aged 12 and older. Data are also provided on treatment for drug use and on illegal activities related to drug use. Questions include age at first use as well as lifetime, annual, and past month usage for the following drug classes: cannabis, inhalants, cocaine, hallucinogens, heroin, alcohol, tobacco, and nonmedical use of psychotherapeutics. Standard demographic data are also supplied, along with information on problems resulting from the use of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, and respondents' perceptions of the risks involved. Demographic data include sex, race, ethnicity, educational level, job status, income level, household composition, and population density.

SOURCE: personal interviews including self-enumerated answer sheets for questions on drugs

UNIVERSE: The noninstitutionalized civilian population of the United States, aged 12 and older.

SAMPLE: Multistage area sample design with oversampling of six Metropolitan Statistical Areas of special interest: Washington, DC, New York, Miami, Chicago, Denver, and Los Angeles. Minorities and youth aged 12-17 were also oversampled.

NOTE: The Appendices are available in hardcopy form only.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text) + SAS Control Cards + SPSS Control Cards.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL with SAS and SPSS Control Cards

TIME PERIOD: 1991

EXTENT OF PROCESSING BY ICPSR: NONNUM/ BLANKS/ CONCHK.PI/ MDATA/ FREQ.PI

Media/File Reports:

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