To monitor the population’s use of alcohol and drugs for recreational purposes (among 16–64-year-olds)

Additional information:

Have_(encrypted)_NHI No
Personally identifiable (e.g. linked to NHI numbers) and longitudinal or aggregated (e.g. for planning, clinical research etc.)? Survey identifier
Scope National
Does the data contain diagnoses and clinical outcomes? Does the data contain procedures, device information and medication for therapy? Does this data set have cost / price data? Info about the health conditions people have (e.g. diagnosis data)?  No (it contains self-reported alcohol and drug use patterns). Cost/price data?  No
Presence of Data dictionary? Column headings in Excel or any kind of data model if residing in a relational database (e.g. Access, SQL Server, Oracle etc.)  Survey questionnaire, data dictionary, survey methodology report
How often does this data set get updated? Daily? Weekly? Monthly? Quarterly? Yearly?  One data collection, for the 2007/08 survey
Brief info about the systems and processes used to collect/manage data. Q: Where the data is collected, in what form, and accessibility? The data comes from  Collected by CBG Health Research Ltd, who were the survey interviewers for the survey
Data format, e.g., data structure, data types, and storage form (relational database, Excel, csv, etc.).  Unit record data, some derived variables
How well the data is structured, e.g. free text VS coded text VS pick-list (drop-down list) Data format - numeric or character?  Mix