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Notes:

Sample sizes (respondents) for the 15 to 34 age group for each country and year are presented in Table GPS-4.

In Denmark, the value for 1994 corresponds to ‘hard drugs’.

Data taken from national surveys available in each country. Figures and methodology for each survey can be consulted in Table GPS-4.

For ‘young adults’, the EMCDDA uses the range 15 to 34 years (Denmark and the UK from 16 years, Germany, Estonia (1998) and Hungary from 18 years). In France, the age range was 25 to 34 in 1992 and 18 to 39 in 1995.

Related links:

Statistical bulletin 2009: Figure GPS-14 part (ii)

See also Table GPS-0

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

Sources:

Reitox national reports 2008, taken from population surveys, reports or scientific articles.

(see the help page for information about formats etc.)

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