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The Resource Washington DC Metropolitan Area Drug Study (DC*MADS), 1991 : Homeless and Transient Population, United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institute on Drug Abuse, (electronic resource)

Washington DC Metropolitan Area Drug Study (DC*MADS), 1991 : Homeless and Transient Population, United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institute on Drug Abuse, (electronic resource)

Label
Washington DC Metropolitan Area Drug Study (DC*MADS), 1991 : Homeless and Transient Population
Title
Washington DC Metropolitan Area Drug Study (DC*MADS), 1991
Title remainder
Homeless and Transient Population
Statement of responsibility
United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institute on Drug Abuse
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This study examines the prevalence of illicit drug, alcohol, and tobacco use among members of the homeless and transient population aged 12 and older in the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Statistical Area (DC MSA). The study was designed to be comparable with the NATIONAL HOUSEHOLD SURVEY ON DRUG ABUSE, 1991 (ICPSR 6128) and with other DC*MADS population-based studies. Eligible respondents included those who met one of the following conditions: (1) persons who stayed overnight in an emergency shelter for homeless people, runaways, or neglected or abused women, (2) persons who stayed overnight in a house, apartment, or room paid for with municipal emergency housing funds, (3) persons who stayed overnight in a nondomicile, such as a vacant building, public or commercial facility, city park or car, or on the street, (4) persons whose regular place to stay was a nondomicile, regardless of where s/he stayed the prior night, and (5) persons who were using a soup kitchen or emergency food bank serving the homeless population. Information is provided on topics such as history of homelessness, alcohol and drug treatment or counseling, illegal activities and arrests, physical health, pregnancy, alcohol and drug consumption during pregnancy, mental health status and treatment, employment, income and expenditures, entitlement participation, emergency room treatment and hospital stays, living arrangements and population movement, and specific and general drug use. Drugs covered include tobacco, alcohol, marijuana/hash, inhalants, cocaine and crack, hallucinogens, heroin, methamphetamines, stimulants, sedatives, analgesics, and tranquilizers. Data also include age at first use, route of administration, needle use, withdrawal symptoms, polysubstance use, perceived risks, and insurance coverage. Demographic data include gender, age, marital status, race, education, military service, an... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02346
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Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Funding information
United States Department of Health and HumanServices. National Institute of Drug Abuse.
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • Washington DC Metropolitan Area Drug Study DC*MADS Series
Series volume
  • 2346
  • 2346
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alcohol
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Cocaine
  • Demographic characteristics
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug related crimes
  • Drug use
  • Drugs
  • Hallucinogens
  • Heroin
  • Homeless persons
  • Inhalants
  • Insurance coverage
  • Living arrangements
  • Marijuana
  • Mental health
  • Physical health
  • Population characteristics
  • Pregnancy
  • Sedatives
  • Smoking
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Urban population
Target audience
specialized
Label
Washington DC Metropolitan Area Drug Study (DC*MADS), 1991 : Homeless and Transient Population, United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institute on Drug Abuse, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005046751
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2005-11-04.
File format
multiple file formats
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02346
  • (OCoLC)ocm61146951
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02346
  • (OCoLC)ocm61146951
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file + SPSS setup file + SAS supplemental syntax.
Label
Washington DC Metropolitan Area Drug Study (DC*MADS), 1991 : Homeless and Transient Population, United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institute on Drug Abuse, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005046751
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2005-11-04.
File format
multiple file formats
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02346
  • (OCoLC)ocm61146951
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02346
  • (OCoLC)ocm61146951
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file + SPSS setup file + SAS supplemental syntax.

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