Tobacco and alcohol use among Australian secondary school students (ASSAD)

Project Description

The study aims to obtain prevalence estimates of tobacco smoking and alcohol drinking among secondary schoolchildren throughout Australia at three-yearly intervals since 1996, to obtain prevalence estimates of secondary students' use of illicit substances and non-prescription pain killers. The survey is conducted every three years.

Contact:   Vicki White at cbrc@cancervic.org.au

Publications: 

Tobacco and alcohol use among Australian secondary school students (ASSAD) 2014

Tobacco, alcohol, over-the-counter and illicit substance use among Victorian secondary school students 2014

Other related publications: Adult and adolescent smoking attitudes and behaviours

Year

1984 - Present

Researchers

Victoria White (CBRC)

Funding Body

Partially funded by CBRC, state health departments, state cancer councils and Australian Government Department

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