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Spain Household Survey on Alcohol and Drugs 2007-2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Domiciliaria sobre Alcohol y Drogas en España (EDADES)
Spain (ESP)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2007 - 04/2008
Series or system 
Spain Household Survey on Alcohol and Drugs (EDADES)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The purpose of this survey was to collect data in order to establish indicators on the prevalence of use of particular drugs. The study sought to develop these indicators in order to predict trends and to compare data to previous rounds of the survey in order to develop interventions. The target audience was persons aged 16-64 years.

The data were collected through in-person interviews in the home and self-completed questionnaires. The main themes of the questionnaires were opinions on use, behavior, and the amount of use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. This study collected information from 23,715 individuals.