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Argentina National Psychoactive Substance Consumption Study 2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Estudio Nacional en Poblacion de 12 a 65 Anos, Sobre Consumo de Sustancias Psicoactivas ENPreCoSP-2008
Argentina (ARG)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2008 - 12/2008
Series or system 
Argentina National Psychoactive Substance Consumption Study (ENPresCoSP)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The 2008 Argentina National Survey on Consumption Prevalence of Psychoactive Substances (EnPreCoSP) collected data to measure the use of legal and illegal psychoactive substances by individuals ages 12-65 living in areas of Argentina with 500,000 or more inhabitants. A total of 13,685 surveys were completed by 13,402 individuals ages 12-65 and 283 children. The sampling methodology was drawn from three particular variables from the 2001 census: levels of educational attainment, housing materials, and assets. The report for the 2008 EnPreCoSP is available through the Argentina Observatory on Drugs website.