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United States National Household Survey on Drug Abuse 1998


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1998 - 12/1998
Series or system 
United States National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

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. 

Publication year 
Suggested citation 

United States Department of Health and Human Services. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Office of Applied Studies. National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1998. ICPSR02934-v3. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-04-25. doi:10.3886/ICPSR02934.v3