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National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA-1985)

Metadata Updated: July 26, 2023

This series measures the prevalence and correlates of drug use in the United States. The surveys are designed to provide quarterly, as well as annual, estimates. Information is provided on the use of illicit drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and nonmedical use of prescription drugs among members of United States households aged 12 and older. Questions include age at first use as well as lifetime, annual, and past-month usage for the following drug classes: cannabis, cocaine, hallucinogens, heroin, inhalants, alcohol, tobacco, nonmedical use of prescription drugs including psychotherapeutics, and polysubstance use. Respondents were also asked about health conditions, substance abuse treatment history, problems resulting from their use of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, their perceptions of the risks involved, and personal and family income sources and amounts. Demographic data include gender, race, age, ethnicity, marital status, motor vehicle use, educational level, job status, income level, veteran status, past and current household composition, and population density.This study has 1 Data Set.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date July 26, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from Healthdata.gov

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date July 26, 2023
Publisher Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Maintainer
Identifier https://datafiles.samhsa.gov/study/national-household-survey-drug-abuse-nhsda-1985-nid13542
Data First Published 2016-05-23
Data Last Modified 2023-07-26
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 009:30
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Homepage URL https://healthdata.gov/dataset/national-household-survey-drug-abuse-nhsda-1985
Program Code 009:030
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash e16ce32677a6a6689a925d0585a1746f0a1e40c6
Source Schema Version 1.1

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