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

Lead researcher

Victoria White (CBRC)

Years funded

1984 - Present

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

Funding Body

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

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