National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions-III (NESARC-III)
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The National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions-III (NESARCIII) is a nationally representative cross-sectional survey of the U.S. general population, which was sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and conducted in 2012-2013. The NESARC-III's target population was the U.S. noninstitutionalized civilian population, 18 years and older, including residents of selected group quarters (e.g., group homes, workers' dormitories). Multistage probability sampling was used to randomly select respondents. Primary sampling units (PSUs) were individual counties or groups of contiguous counties, secondary sampling units (SSU) comprised groups of Census-defined blocks, and tertiary sampling units were households within SSUs. Finally, eligible adults within sampled households were randomly selected. Hispanics, Blacks, and Asians were oversampled and resulted in a total of 36,309 respondents. All respondents provided informed consent for survey participation.
Data were adjusted for oversampling and screener- and person-level ... (Show More)