Alcohol and Drug Use Survey - 1975

SND-ID: EXT 0218

This study is part of the collection CAN:s Alcohol and Drug Use Survey

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

The Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs

Description

Since 1971, a national drug habit survey has been conducted among Swedish ninth graders. From 2004, annual survey are also being conducted among students in the second year of high school.

The Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs (CAN) are responsible for the annual survey since 1986. CAN is a non-governmental organization and their main tasks are to follow the drug trends in Sweden and to inform the public and educate professionals on alcohol and other drugs.

The results from the survey are published in a report called “Skolelevers drogvanor” (Alcohol and Drug Use Among Students). CAN also conduct regional and local school surveys upon requests from municipalities and regions.

Purpose:

The aim of the study is primarily to describe the development of drug habits and to study the differences between various groups.
Research principal, contributors, and funding
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Students in ninth grade.

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Probability: Cluster
Probability: Simple random
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic description: Sweden

Publications

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Dataset
Alcohol and Drug Use Survey - 1975, ninth grade

Description

The survey in 1975 was answered by 4,217 students in ninth grade (2,087 boys and 2,130 girls), which represented a response rate of 86 % in total. Data from this years survey is not electronic accessible.

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

The Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs

Time period(s) investigated

1975–1975

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1975-03–1975-05
  • Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects

4217

Response rate/participation rate

86

Contacts for questions about the data

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CAN:s Alcohol and Drug Use Survey

Published: 2017-02-24