Alcohol and Drug Use Survey - 1978

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

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.

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0221

Purpose:

The aim of the study is primarily to describe the development of drug habits and to study the differences between various groups.

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.

Geographic spread:

Geographic description: Sweden

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Students in ninth grade.

Time Method:

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random
Probability: Cluster

Contact persons for questions about the data:

Siri Thor

Isabella Gripe

Is part of collection at SND:

CAN:s Alcohol and Drug Use Survey

Publications

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Alcohol and Drug Use Survey - 1978, ninth grade

Description:

The survey in 1978 was answered by 9,543 students in ninth grade (4,734 boys and 4,809 girls), which represented a response rate of 86 % in total. Data from this years survey is not electronic accessible.

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 1978-03 — 1978-05

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated:

1978 — 1978

Number of individuals/objects:

9543

Response rate/participation rate:

86