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Antigua and Barbuda National Survey of Substance Abuse Among Secondary School Students 2005


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2005 - 11/2005
Series or system 
CICAD Student Drug Use Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative

The purpose of this survey was to determine the scope of drug use in high school students in order to develop indicators, identify trends, and inform policy. 

The data were collected through self-completed questionnaires given in the classroom to students attending forms 2, 3, 4, and 6 in the 28 secondary schools in Antigua. The sample size for this survey was 2,057 students.

This survey was part of a multinational survey effort in which all countries included used a standard methodology and questionnaires. The surveys were developed and administered by the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission CICAD), a department within the Organization of American States (OSA).