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Methodology Reports

Reports in the Methodology Series address methodological issues concerning data collection systems conducted by SAMHSA's CBHSQ. These reports include studies of new statistical techniques and theories, survey methods, sample design, survey instrument design, and objective evaluations of the reliability of collected data.
NSDUH 2014 Methodological Resource Book
NSDUH 2013 Methodological Resource Book
NSDUH 2012 Methodological Resource Book
NSDUH 2011 Methodological Resource Book
NSDUH 2010 Methodological Resource Book
NSDUH 2009 Methodological Resource Book
NSDUH 2008 Methodological Resource Book
NSDUH 2007 Methodological Resource Book
NSDUH 2006 Methodological Resource Book
NSDUH 2005 Methodological Resource Book
NSDUH 2004 Methodological Resource Book
NSDUH 2003 Methodological Resource Book
NSDUH 2002 Methodological Resource Book
NHSDA 2001 Methodological Resource Book
NHSDA 2000 Methodological Resource Book
NHSDA 1999 Methodological Resource Book
Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) State Instruction Manual Admission Data (PDF - 990 KB)
Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) State Instruction Manual Discharge Data (PDF - 829 KB)
NSDUH Weighting Assessment Report (PDF - 6.1 MB)
Assessing the Relationship Between Interviewer Effects and NSDUH Data Quality (PDF - 5.5 MB)
A Revised Strategy for Estimating the Prevalence of Mental Illness (PDF - 393 KB)
Incorporating Level of Effort Paradata in the NSDUH Nonresponse Adjustment Process (PDF - 449 KB)
NSDUH Sample Redesign Issues and Methodological Studies (PDF - 2.47 MB)
A Proposed Hybrid Sampling Frame for the NSDUH: Final Report (PDF - 810 KB)
Comparison of NSDUH Mental Health Data and Methods with Other Data Sources pdf icon for Comparison of NSDUH Mental Health Data and Methods with Other Data Sources (PDF - 320 KB)
M-9: Comparing and Evaluating Youth Substance Use Estimates from the NSDUH and Other Surveys (PDF - 953 KB)
M-8: Reliability of Key Measures in the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (PDF - 1 MB)
M-7: Comparing Drug Testing and Self-Report of Drug Use among Youths and Young Adults in the General Population (PDF - 772 KB)
M-6: National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Summary of Methodological Studies, 1971-2005 (PDF - 339 KB)
M-5: Evaluating and Improving Methods Used in the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (PDF - 1.34 MB)
M-4: Drug Abuse Warning Network: Development of a New Design--Methodology Report (PDF - 803 KB)
Redesigning an Ongoing National Household Survey: Methodological Issues (PDF - 3.9 MB)
M-3: Development of Computer-Assisted Interviewing Procedures for the NHSDA (PDF - 8.19 MB)
M-2: Drug Abuse Warning Network Sample Design and Estimation Procedures--Technical Report (PDF - 16.7 MB)
M-1: Substance Abuse in States and Metropolitan Areas: Model Based Estimates from the 1991-1993 NHSDA Methodology Report (PDF - 9.38 MB)

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