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United States National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2016

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2016 - 12/2016
Series or system 
United States National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2015 is part of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) survey series. NSDUH surveys collecte information on individuals in the United States ages 12 and over by audio computer assisted self-interview (ACASI), computer assisted personal interview (CAPI) and computer assisted self-interview (CASI). Topics commonly covered in NSDUH include demographics, income, access to and use of health services, behaviors related to alcohol, tobacco, illicit drug use, non-medical use of prescription drugs, mental health symptoms, social influences, and attitudes on substance use.

Keywords 
Absenteeism, Alcohol use, Alcohol use disorders, Amphetamine use disorders, Analgesics, Appetite loss, Asthma, Bladder cancer, Breast cancer, COPD, Cannabis use disorders, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cervix uteri cancer, Child care, Chronic kidney diseases, Cirrhosis of the liver, Cocaine use disorders, Colon and rectum cancers, Corpus uteri cancer, Counseling, Crime, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Drug use disorders, Education, Emergency care, Employment, Employment benefits, Ethnicity, Family composition, Fever, Gallbladder and biliary tract cancers, Gestational age, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Health literacy, Hearing loss, Height, Hepatitis, Hospitals, Hypertension, Illicit drug use, Income, Institutionalized population, Interpersonal violence, Interventions, Kidney and other urinary organ cancers, Languages, Larynx cancer, Length of stay, Leukemia, Lifestyle risk factors, Limited mobility, Marital status, Medicines, Melanoma, Mental health diagnostic interview, Mental health symptoms, Military service, Mouth cancer, Needle sharing, Nonprofits, Oesophagus cancer, Opioid use disorders, Outpatient facilities, Ovary cancer, Parents, Personal health expenditures, Poverty, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Private health facilities, Prostate cancer, Public social assistance, Race, School enrollment, Seat belts, Self-inflicted injuries, Self-treatment, Sexual behavior, Skin cancers, Sleep, Smokeless tobacco use, Social problems, Socioeconomic risk factors, Symptoms, Telephones, Thyroid cancer, Tobacco, Tobacco use, Transportation, Unipolar depressive disorders, Violence, Violence-related risk factors, Vision loss, Weight, Weight change
Citation
Suggested citation 
Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Research Triangle Institute, Inc. (RTI), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. United States National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2016. Rockville, United States of America: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).