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Mexico - Mexico City Psychoactive Drug Consumption by Older Adults Study 2012

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Estudio Sobre Consumo de Sustancias Psicoactivas en Adultos Mayores en la Ciudad de Mèxico 2012
Geography 
Mexico (MEX)
Distrito Federal
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/2012 - 12/2012
Data type
Survey:
  • Individual
  • Interview
Summary 

The survey covers drug use in adults over the age of 69 years in Mexico City. Stratified random sampling was used, and non-response rate was 20%. A total of 2,098 interviews were completed. The structure of the study is similar to the National Addiction Survey 2011. Older adults that are beneficiaries of public social assistance programs are the focus in this study.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Institute for the Care and Prevention of Addiction in Mexico City (IAPA), Institute for the Care of Older Adults in the Federal District (Mexico), National Institute of Psychiatry Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz (Mexico). Mexico - Mexico City Psychoactive Drug Consumption by Older Adults Study 2012.