[Use of psychotropic drugs in Brazil: household survey in the 107 biggest Brazilian cities--2001].

@article{Galdurz2005UseOP,
  title={[Use of psychotropic drugs in Brazil: household survey in the 107 biggest Brazilian cities--2001].},
  author={Jos{\'e} Carlos Fernandes Galdur{\'o}z and Ana Regina Noto and Solange Aparecida Nappo and Elisaldo Luiz de Ara{\'u}jo Carlini},
  journal={Revista latino-americana de enfermagem},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 Spec No},
  pages={888-95}
}
The objective was to estimate the prevalence of the use of drugs, alcohol, tobacco and the use of non-medical psychotropics. This study enclosed the 107 biggest cities in Brazil; sample: ages between 12 and 65 years. Sampling in three periods: tax sectors; household and the respondent. Were interviewed 8,589 people. The lifetime use of the alcohol was 68.7%, closer to 70.8% in Chile. The lifetime use of the tobacco was of 41.1%, lower than USA (70.5%). The lifetime use of the marijuana was of 6… CONTINUE READING