The prevalence of psychoactive drug intake in a metropolitan population.

  title={The prevalence of psychoactive drug intake in a metropolitan population.},
  author={Georg Pakesch and Norbert Loimer and E Rasinger and G Tutsch and Heinz Katschnig},
  volume={22 2},
Together with a survey conducted among the population of Vienna on the prevalence of hypertension, the consumption of psychotropic substances was investigated. In cooperation with a polling institute a quota-sample of 1,470 Viennese over 15 were visited in their homes by 50 physicians trained in interview techniques. The quota-sample comprised 1,470 people (0.959(0/00) of the population of 1,531,346 inhabitants) and was representative in terms of age, sex, social status, and area of residence… CONTINUE READING

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