Measurement Wizard


Drug Consumption, Frequency Of

How often does/has the respondent consumed illegal drugs (other than alcohol)


Below are 40 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • IDU30 from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel CombinedLEARN MORE
    • How long has it been since you last used a needle to inject drugs? (IDU30) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • CRACK30 from General Social Survey, 2002LEARN MORE
    • How long has it been since you last used crack cocaine in chunk or rock form? (CRACK30) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EVIDU from General Social Survey, 2002LEARN MORE
    • Have you ever, even once, taken any drugs by injection with a needle (like heroin, cocaine, amphetamines, or steroids)...Do not include anything you took under a doctors orders. (EVIDU) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • IDU30 from General Social Survey, 2002LEARN MORE
    • How long has it been since you last used a needle to inject drugs? (IDU30) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • CRACK30 from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • How long has it been since you last used crack cocaine in chunk or rock form? (CRACK30) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EVIDU from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • Have you ever, even once, taken any drugs by injection with a needle (like heroin, cocaine, amphetamines, or steroids)...Do not include anything you took under a doctors orders. (EVIDU) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • IDU30 from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • How long has it been since you last used a needle to inject drugs? (IDU30) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • CRACK30 from General Social Survey, 2006LEARN MORE
    • How long has it been since you last used crack cocaine in chunk or rock form? (CRACK30) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EVIDU from General Social Survey, 2006LEARN MORE
    • Have you ever, even once, taken any drugs by injection with a needle (like heroin, cocaine, amphetamines, or steroids)? Do not include anything you took under a doctors orders. (EVIDU) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • IDU30 from General Social Survey, 2006LEARN MORE
    • How long has it been since you last used a needle to inject drugs? (IDU30) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • CRACK30 from General Social Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • How long has it been since you last used crack cocaine in chunk or rock form? (CRACK30) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EVIDU from General Social Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Have you ever, even once, taken any drugs by injection with a needle (like heroin, cocaine, amphetamines, or steroids)...Do not include anything you took under a doctors orders. (EVIDU) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • IDU30 from General Social Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • How long has it been since you last used a needle to inject drugs? (IDU30) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • POT from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)LEARN MORE
    • (pot_w2) K:6. How often, if ever, do you use marijuana? Is it: (POT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • POT from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)LEARN MORE
    • (pot_w3) K:6. How often, if ever, do you use marijuana? Is it: (POT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ADV_2 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006LEARN MORE
    • In the past twelve months, how often have you used illegal drugs? (ADV_2) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HLTH5 from General Social Survey, 1991LEARN MORE
    • A. First, thinking about health related matters, did any of the following happen to you since February/March, 1990: Used illegal drugs (e.g. marijuana, cocaine, pills)? (HLTH5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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