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Argentina National Survey on Prevalence of Psychoactive Substance Use 2011

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Argentina Encuesta Nacional sobre Prevalencias de Consumo de Sustancias Psicoactivas (ENPresCoSP) 2011
Geography 
Argentina (ARG)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/2011 - 10/2011
Series or system 
Argentina National Psychoactive Substance Consumption Study
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban only
Summary 

The National Survey on Prevalence of Psychoactive Substance Use (ENPresCoSP) 2011 collected information on the use of psychoactive substances by individuals ages 16-65 living in urban areas of Argentina with 500,000 or more inhabitants. Individuals were identified for participation in the survey using the Kish selection method. A household and individual questionnaire were used in the 2011 ENPresCoSP to successfully collect information from 38,921 households on the following topics: frequency and duration of alcohol use, use of tobacco and illicit drugs, housing conditions, general health status, educational attainment, and the use of health care services.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health of the Nation (Argentina), National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Argentina). Argentina National Survey on Prevalence of Psychoactive Substance Use 2011. Buenos Aires, Argentina: National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Argentina).