[Changes in the age of onset of cannabis use: results of the 2nd Swiss Health Survey 1997].

@article{Mller2002ChangesIT,
  title={[Changes in the age of onset of cannabis use: results of the 2nd Swiss Health Survey 1997].},
  author={Sandra M{\"u}ller and Gerhard Gmel},
  journal={Sozial- und Praventivmedizin},
  year={2002},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={
          14-23
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Based on data from the second Swiss Health Survey conducted in 1997, the present study investigates changes in the onset of cannabis use and associated consequences. METHODS Telephone interviews were conducted with 7743 individuals aged 15 to 49 years. Life time prevalences, onsets of illicit drugs use, and cessation of cannabis use were investigated. RESULTS Using survival analysis, the study shows that, in Switzerland onset into the use of cannabis has decreased by almost nine… CONTINUE READING