Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

Almost One-Quarter of Americans Report Binge Drinking in the Past Month

Donnerstag 21. Juli 2011 von htm

Almost one-quarter of Americans age 12 or older say they participated in binge drinking in the previous month, according to a government survey. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health found binge drinking rates varied among states, ranging from 14.1 percent in Utah, to 29.8 percent in North Dakota. The survey defines binge drinking as having five or more drinks on one occasion. …
The survey included interviews with more than 137,000 people between 2008 and 2009. … (Source: Join Together, 07/21/11)

Kategorie: adults, Allgemein, Binge Drinking, Children, consumption, Global, Health, Research, Statistics, Youth | Keine Kommentare »

USA: 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Donnerstag 13. Januar 2011 von htm

Data and Reports Released With Improved Access.
NSDUH is the primary source of information on the use of illegal drugs, alcohol, and tobacco by the civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States age 12 or older. The survey is also a source of national estimates on mental health measures such as serious mental illness, other mental illness, depression, and treatment.
The 2009 NSDUH data and documentation files are available for download and online analysis. Also, custom analytic tables can be produced with NSDUH data using Quick Tables—choose from preselected core variables by pointing and clicking from dropdown menus. Results from online analysis or Quick Tables can be copied easily and inserted into documents.
National Findings Report—Presents national estimates of rates of use, numbers of users, and other measures related to illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco products. The report focuses on trends between 2008 and 2009 and from 2002 to 2009, as well as differences across population subgroups in 2009. (Source: Alcohol Reports, 01/11/11)

Kategorie: Allgemein, Global, Publications, Research, Statistics, Watchdogs | Keine Kommentare »

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