This report focuses on the editing and statistical imputation procedures that were applied to respondent data for the 2017 NSDUH. Logical editing uses data from elsewhere within the same respondent's record to reduce the occurrence of missing or ambiguous data or to resolve inconsistencies between related variables. Imputation is defined...
The focus of this report is to describe the statistical inference procedures used to produce design-based estimates as presented in the 2017 detailed tables and the 2017 FFR, which are based on restricted-use data.
This report addresses the following topics relating to data collection for the 2017 NSDUH: Sampling and Counting and Listing Operations, Data Collection Staffing, Preparation of Survey Materials, Field Staff Training, Data Collection, Data Collection Results, and Quality Control.
This report contains a brief review of the sampling weight calibration methodology used for the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). This report also lists detailed documentation on the implementation steps and evaluation results from the weight calibration application. The constrained exponential modeling (CEM) method used in...
NSDUH allows for estimating characteristics at the person level, pair level, and household or QDU level. This report describes the weight calibration methods used for the pair- and QDU-level respondents. As described in the person-level report, NSDUH is an annual survey of about 67,500 people selected from the civilian, noninstitutionalized...
This report details the 2018 sample design for the NSDUH and covers the design overview, target population, and stages of sample selection. The design overview describes how the sample design remains consistent with NSDUH’s designs since 1991 and has extended coverage of the sample since then to include additional resident...
This is the Field Interviewer Manuals used for the 2019 NSDUH. It contains information the Field Interviewer uses to manage daily tasks and complete survey screening and interviews.
These documents are either short term or long term comparisons between state-level estimates.
This document briefly describes one of these other data systems that publish state estimates and presents selected comparisons with NSDUH results: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS).
A document describing how to use the P-Value Tables. The format is either HTML or PDF.
These tables show the significance testing results between a particular state and other states or the national estimate. They are in CSV or Excel format.
These are the 2016-2017 state estimates - in thousands format. There are Excel, CSV, and PDF formats.
This is a table of contents for the state-specific 2016-2017 estimates. Just click on the link for each state to be taken to that state.
SAMHSA Prevention Day, February 4, 2019 Elinore F. McCance-Katz, MD, PhD, Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
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These are the pill images used in the prescription drug use items within the 2019 NSDUH Questionnaire.