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Title: Trends in the Incidence of Drug Use in the United States, 1919-1992
Author(s): R A Johnson; D R Gerstein; R Ghadialy; W Choy
Corporate Author: National Opinion Research Center (NORC)
United States of America
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 166
Sponsoring Agency: National Opinion Research Center (NORC)
Chicago, IL 60637
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Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents data on trends and demographic patterns in incidence of drug use in the United States.
Abstract: Estimates in this report are based on the combined 1991-93 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA), a database of approximately 90,000 respondent records. The estimates are weighted to represent the civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States. Analyses are reported separately for the following categories: Alcohol (any use and regular use); Cigarettes (any use and regular use); Marijuana, Cocaine, Hallucinogens, Inhalants, Heroin (ever used); and Stimulants, Analgesics, Tranquilizers, Sedatives (ever used nonmedically). The report also discusses the measurement of the incidence of drug use; reviews the NHSDA questionnaire instruments; defines the statistical measures of incidence that are used in the report; discusses the sociodemographic control variables used; and explains the methods of sample weighting, statistical testing, and the rules for suppression of estimates that are insufficiently precise. Notes, figures, tables, appendix, references
Main Term(s): Controlled Substances
Index Term(s): Alcohol abuse; Cocaine; Data collections; Drug abuse; Hallucinogens; Heroin; Illegal dispensing of licit drugs; Intoxicant inhalation; Marijuana; Statistics; Surveys; Tobacco use
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