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The Gallup Organization. (2008) Young people and drugs among 15–24 year-olds: analytical report. Flash Eurobarometer 233. Brussels: European Commission.

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This Flash Eurobarometer.s objective was to study young EU citizens. attitudes and perceptions about the issues of drugs, such as:

  •  past and potential information sources about illicit drug use and the related risks and effects
  •  perceived health risks associated with using various licit and illicit substances (i.e. heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, cannabis, alcohol and tobacco)
  •  opinions about the effectiveness of alternative drug policies
  •  attitudes towards banning or regulating illicit drugs, alcohol and tobacco
  •  perceptions about the availability of specific drugs.

This survey.s fieldwork was carried out from the 14th . 18th May 2008. Over 12,000 randomly selected young people (15-24 years-of-age) were interviewed across the 27 EU Member States. The survey was carried out by telephone, with web-based computer assisted telephone interviewing (WebCATI). To correct for sampling disparities, a post-stratification weighting of the results was implemented, based on socio-demographic variables.

Date:2008
Pages:102 p.
Publisher:European Commission
Corporate Creators:The Gallup Organization
Place of Publication:Brussels
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Subjects:A Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence of drugs and alcohol use
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Cannabis / Marijuana
B Drugs and alcohol substances > New (novel) psychoactive substances
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
T Demographic characteristics > Young drug user
VA Geographic area > Europe

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