Survey estimates of drug-use trends in urban communities: general principles and cautionary examples.

@article{Beveridge2000SurveyEO,
  title={Survey estimates of drug-use trends in urban communities: general principles and cautionary examples.},
  author={Andrew A. Beveridge and Charles Kadushin and Leonard M. Saxe and David M Rindskopf and David Livert},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2000},
  volume={35 6-8},
  pages={891-923}
}
Surveys to depict substance abuse rates and monitor trends in specific areas have become increasingly important policy tools. Yet, as illustrated by two national multiwave surveys, using small sample survey data and making longitudinal comparisons is fraught with interpretative problems. In the case of the metropolitan area "oversample" of the National… CONTINUE READING