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Addendum to page 30 National Research Council (1999) Assessment of Two Cost-Effectiveness Studies on Cocaine Control Policy. Committee on Data and Research for Policy on Illegal Drugs. Charles Manski, John V. Pepper, and Yonette F. Thomas, editors. Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. This table from We study by Crane, Rivolo, and Comfort is reproduced here for comparison win TABLE 2 on page 30 of this report. It depicts the original from which TABLE 2 is derived. Table III-1 Summary of Price Elasticity Estimates for Various Indicators of Cocaine Usage Usage ~ Best 95~ Confidence Regression Indicator Estimate Interval Coefficient DAWN -0.63 -0.86 < e < -0.50 -0.71 DUE -0.29 ~ -0.51 < e < -0.19 -0.64 SBCL -0.60 -0.98 ~ e < -0.29 -0.51 TEDS -0.38 -0.49 < e < -0.29 -0.73 SOURCE: Crane, B.D., A.R. Rivolo, and G.C. Comfort, 1997. An Empirical Examination of Counterdrug Interdiction Program Effectiveness. Paper prepared for the Institute of Defense Analyses (IDA), Washington, DC. NOTE: A different point of view regarding this report is expressed in comments received from some of the authors of the IDA and RAND studies. These comments are available to the public in the NRC public access file for this project. All references in this report to IDA's analysis or findings are based solely on the 1997 IDA report by Crane, Rivolo, and Comfort. All references in this report to RAND's analysis or find- ings are based solely on its 1994 report, Controlling Cocaine Supply Versus Demand Programs by authors C.P. Rydell and S.S. Everingham.