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United States National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2005


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2005 - 12/2005
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Previously known as the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA) 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 Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005. ICPSR04596-v3. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2013-01-22. doi:10.3886/ICPSR04596.v3