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Substance Use

Data Element

Information from the submission form

Illicit Drug Use
A person's stated observation of how often in the past year they used illegal drugs including marijuana, cocaine or crack, heroin, methamphetamine, hallucinogens, ecstasy/MDMA, using a 5 point Likert scale.
From the TAPS Tool: In the PAST 12 MONTHS, how often have you used any drugs including marijuana, cocaine or crack, heroin, methamphetamine (crystal meth), hallucinogens, ecstasy/MDMA?

Value:
1. Daily or almost daily (displayed as "0"): a subjective response that something happens daily or almost daily
2. Weekly (displayed as "1"): Every week
3. Monthly (displayed as "2"): Every month
4. Less than Monthly (displayed as "3"): An event that occurs less frequently than once a month
5. Never (displayed as "4"): Not ever, at no time in the past (or future).


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