The 1991 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse
The 1991 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA) is the eleventh in a series of cross-sectional studies which began in 1971 designed to measure the prevalence and correlates of drug use in the United States household population aged 12 and over. The 1991 NHSDA was sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin- istration (SAMHSA) and directed by researchers from the Research Triangle Institute in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Interviewers administered question-naires in- person to a household probability sample of 32,594 respondents within the United States. The 1991 NHSDA is the first to sample households in Alaska and Hawaii in addition to the contiguous United States. Topics covered in the 1991 NHSDA include tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use; consequences of various drugs; health condition; treatment for drug use; illegal activities; and use of anabolic steroids and general demographic information. This data set includes 1,283 variables.