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United States National Household Survey on Drug Abuse 1981-1982

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
11/1981 - 07/1982
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Cross-sectional
Summary 

Known as the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA) from 1979-2001, as of 2002 this survey was renamed the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. The survey collected information on use of illicit drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and abuse of prescription medication among household members 12 years and older.  

Citation
Publication year 
2008
Suggested citation 

United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute on Drug Abuse. National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1982. ICPSR06845-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-06-18. doi:10.3886/ICPSR06845.v2