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Ireland 3-Source Capture Recapture Study of the Prevalence of Opiate Use 2000-2001

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
A 3- Source Capture Recapture Study of the Prevalence of Opiate Use in Ireland 2000 to 2001: Key Findings Summary Tables
Geography 
Ireland (IRL)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2000 - 12/2001
Data type
Summary 

The main parameters of the study, as determined by the National Advisory Committee on Drugs – Sub-committee on Prevalence, specified that three data sources were to be employed in the study, namely: the Central Drug Treatment List, a national Garda Study on Drugs, Crime and Related Criminal Activity and the Hospital In-patient Enquiry database. Statistically valid estimates of the prevalence of opiate drug use in the national population and by sub-region were required for the years 2000 and 2001.

Citation
Authors 
Kelly A, Carvalho M, Teljeur C
Publication year 
2003
Suggested citation 

Kelly A, Carvalho M, Teljeur C. A 3-Source Capture Recapture Study of the Prevalence of Opiate Use in Ireland 2000 to 2001. Dublin, Ireland: Department of Community Health and General Practice, Trinity College Dublin, 2003.