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Sweden Survey on Drug Use 2008-2009


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Undersökning om narkotikaanvändning
Sweden (SWE)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2008 - 02/2009
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Nationally representative

This survey was a sub-study of the Prevalence Project, the collective name for several studies undertaken to determine prevalence of drug use in Sweden. This sub-study was a large-scale postal survey of a stratified sample of 58,000 individuals randomly selected from all registered inhabitants of Sweden. There were 22,095 respondents (response rate of 38.3%, or 52.1% weighted). Individuals surveyed were ages 15-64. Survey response data were also linked to registry data to obtain information on education, income, marital status, and other variables.

Suggested citation 
Lund University (Sweden), Statistics Sweden, Swedish National Institute of Public Health. Sweden Survey on Drug Use 2008-2009.