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The Validity of Self-Reported Drug Use: Improving the Accuracy of Survey Estimates



NIDA Research Monograph, Number 167 [Printed in 1997]


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Table of Contents

Introduction-The Validity of Self-Reported Drug Use: Improving the Accuracy of Survey Estimates -----1
Lana Harrison and Arthur Hughes

The Validity of Self-Reported Drug Use in Survey Research: An Overview and Critique of Research Methods-----17
Lana Harrison

The Validity of Self-Reported Drug Use Data: The Accuracy of Responses on Confidential Self-Administered Answer Sheets-----37
Adele V. Harrell

The Recanting of Earlier Reported Drug Use by Young Adults-----59
Lloyd D. Johnston and Patrick M. O'Malley

The Reliability and Consistency of Drug Reporting in Ethnographic Samples-----81
Michael Fendrich, Mary Ellen Mackesy-Amiti, Joseph S. Wislar, and Paul Goldstein

New Developments in Biological Measures of Drug Prevalence-----108
Edward J. Cone

Comparison of Self-Reported Drug Use With Quantitative and Qualitative Urinalysis for Assessment of Drug Use in Treatment Studies-----130
Kenzie L. Preston, Kenneth Silverman, Charles R. Schuster, and Edward J. Cone

The Forensic Application of Testing Hair for Drugs of Abuse-----146
Mark L. Miller, Brian Donnelly, and Roger M. Martz

Patterns of Concordance Between Hair Assays and Urinalysis for Cocaine: Longitudinal Analysis of Probationers in Pinellas County, Florida-----161
Tom Mieczkowski and Richard Newel

The Validity of Self-Reports of Drug Use at Treatment Admission and at Followup: Comparisons With Urinalysis and Hair Assays-----200
Eric D. Wish, Jeffrey A. Hoffman, and Susanna Nemes

The Validity of Self-Reported Cocaine Use in Two High-Risk Populations-----227
Stephen Magura and Sung-Yeon Kang

Assessing Drug Use in the Workplace: A Comparison of Self-Report, Urinalysis, and Hair Analysis-----247
Royer F. Cook, Alan D. Bernstein, and Christine M. Andrews

Studies of Nonresponse and Measurement Error in the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse-----273
Joseph Gfroerer, Judith Lessler, and Teresa Parsley

Adaptive Sampling in Behavioral Surveys-----296
Stephen K. Thompson

Self-Reported Drug Use: Results of Selected Empirical Investigations of Validity-----320
Yih-Ing Hser

Design and Results of the Women's Health Study-----344
Roger Tourangeau, Jared B. Jobe, William F. Pratt, and Kenneth Rasinski

Mode of Interview and Reporting of Sensitive Issues: Design and Implementation of Audio Computer-Assisted Self-Interviewing-----366
Judith T. Lessler and James M. O'Reilly

Privacy Effects on Self-Reported Drug Use: Interactions With Survey Mode and Respondent Characteristics-----383
William S. Aquilino

The Use of the Psychological Laboratory To Study Sensitive Survey Topics -----416
Gordon B. Willis

Repeated Measures Estimation of Measurement Bias for Self-Reported Drug Use With Applications to the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse-----439
Paul P. Biemer and Michael Witt

The Use of External Data Sources and Ratio Estimation To Improve Estimates of Hardcore Drug Use from the NHSDA-----477
Douglas Wright, Joseph Gfroerer, and Joan Epstein

Ordering Information-----498



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