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Computer Assisted Interviewing for SAMHSA's National Household Survey on Drug Abuse


This publication was developed for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Office of Applied Studies (OAS), by the Research Triangle Institute (RTI) under Contract No. 283-97-9007. Significant contributors at RTI include, in alphabetical order, Jeffrey Ancheta, Gayle S. Bieler, Brian J. Burke, Rachel A. Caspar, George H. Dunteman, Teresa P. Edwards, G.G. Frick, L. Lynn Guess, Brenda E. Gurley, Michael L. Hubbard, Donna M. Jewell, Larry A. Kroutil, Judith T. Lessler, Paul R. Moore, James O'Reilly, Patricia P. Parker, Michael A. Penne, Gilbert Rodriguez, Babu V. Shah, Richard S. Straw, Kelly Wayne, and Michael B. Witt. Judith T. Lessler was the task leader for the production of the report, and Thomas G. Virag was RTI´s project director for the NHSDA contract. Joseph C. Gfroerer and Peggy Barker, Division of Population Surveys, OAS, directed the report production, with assistance in the review of the report provided by Joan F. Epstein and Dicy Butler.


All material appearing in this report is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permission from SAMHSA. Citation of the source is appreciated.


Copies may be obtained, free of charge, from the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI), a service of SAMHSA. Write or call NCADI at

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March 2001

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