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Dominica Drug Prevalence in Secondary Schools Survey 2006


General Info
Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), Organization of American States
Dominica (DMA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2006 - 12/2006
Series or system 
CICAD Student Drug Use Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual

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 secondary schools in Dominica. The sample size for this survey was 2,369 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).