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Figure PDU-4. Estimated trends in the prevalence of overall problem drug use 2001 to 2005 (rate per 1000 population aged 15 to 64): Combined estimates per country


Time-series are combined where methods are similar over the time span. In some countries data are insufficient to report.

Target groups may vary between countries owing to different methods and data sources; therefore comparisons should be made with caution.

The estimates of Czech Republic refer to the age group 18-64.


SB2006: Figure PDU-4 part (i)

For more details see Tables PDU-1 to PDU-3 in the 2007 Statistical Bulletin.

See also 'General notes for interpreting data' on the Explanatory notes and help page.

See also EMCDDA project (2003): National prevalence estimates of problem drug use in the European Union, 1995–2000, CT.00.RTX.23, EMCDDA, Lisbon, coordinated by the Institut für Therapieforschung, Munich (http://www.emcdda.eu.int/?nnodeid=1372).


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