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Consequences of Drug Use

The Economic Costs of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the United States

National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Estimates costs for health care, lost productivity, and criminal justice costs due to drug and alcohol abuse



Initial study started 1992

National Maternal and Infant Health Survey follow up survey 1991

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Center for Health Statistics

Monitors maternal nutrition and substance abuse as well as infant health

Mothers and infants


1988 and 1991 Started 1988

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Monitors priority health risk behaviors which contribute to the leading causes of mortality and morbidity among youths and adults

School-age youth grades 9 through 12


Every two years Started 1990

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