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Hibell, Bjorn and Andersson, Barbro and Bjarnason, Thoroddur and Ahlstrom, Salme and Balakireva, Olga and Kokkevi, Anna and Morgan, Mark (2000) The 1999 ESPAD report: alcohol and other drug use among students in 30 European countries. Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs, CAN, Council of Europe, Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group).

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The purpose of the ESPAD project is to collect comparable data on alcohol, tobacco and durg use among 15-16 year old students in as many European countries as possible. The longterm aim is toto study trends in alcohol and drug habits among students in Europe and to compare trends between countries. Every four years repeat studies are conducted. The report details study design and procedures, methodological considerations, and changes in the use of alcohol and other drugs from 1995 to 1999. The report then presents results relating to: tobacco use, alcohol use, illicit drugs, lifetime drug use and abstinence, attitudes, perceived cigarettes, and alcohol and drug use among friends. Key results are given for each country: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, the Netherlands, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Sweden, Ukraine and United Kingdom. Appendices include an overview of the sampling and data collection in participating countries, tables of available data, and the student questionnaire used.


Date:2000
Call No:AA2, TA14, VH4
Pages:362 p.
Publisher:Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs, CAN, Council of Europe, Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group)
ISBN:91-7278-080-0
Keywords:adolescent, AOD use, AOD use, abuse, and dependence, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Greenland, high school student, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia (Republic), Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, questionnaire, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Notes:includes tables, graphs, survey questionnaire and bibliographical references.
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Accession Number:HRB 185 (Available), HRB 1174 (Available)
Subjects:T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Risk and protective factors
T Demographic characteristics > Student (secondary level)
VA Geographic area > Europe
R Research > Type of research study > Research involving two or more groups > Cross-cultural study
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour

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