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Table PDU-1. Estimates of prevalence of problem drug use at national level: Summary Table, 2005-2010, rate per 1000 aged 15–64

Part (ii) Injecting drug use

CountryNotesYearCentral rate/1000 ages 15–64Lower and Upper rates/1000 ages 15-64 [1]Estimated Number of usersLower and upper bound of prevalence estimates [1]Target population [1]Estimation methods [1]Data sources [1]Remarks: Reference
Belgium120100.710.5-1.151253377-7829IDUHMEver IDUs. 4
Bulgaria:::::::::
Czech Republic120105.04.9-5.23720035950-38450IDUTMLTS:7
Denmark120063.62.8-4.71275410066-16821IDUCRTR ; DRD:7
Germany22005n.a.1.4-2.0:78000-110500IDU/POUMMHeroin users registered by the police.18
Estonia:::::::::
Ireland:::::::::
Greece120101.31.1-1.594398110-11060IDUCRTR ; DRDCurrent injectors regardless the type of drug. 3
Spain:::::::::
France:::::::
Italy:::::::::
Cyprus120100.50.4-0.6275239-337IDUTPTRCurrent opioid and stimulant injectors.8
Latvia:::::::::
Lithuania:::::::::
Luxembourg120074.63.9-6.014821253-1919IDUCMDRD ; CJ ; TR ; DRID ; OST:4
Hungary22008-090.8n.a.5699n.a.IDUCMLTS ; TRThose who injected at least once within the two year covered by the study.4
Malta:::::::
Netherlands120080.220.21-0.2223902336-2444IDUTMTRInjectors among POU. :
Austria:::::::::
Poland:::::::::
Portugal22005n.a.1.5-3.0n.a.10950-21900IDUTM ; MMCurrent injectors.Portugal reported more than one estimate for the most recent year. For full details see Table PDU-102 5
Romania:::::::::
Slovenia:::::::::
Slovakia120064.93.5-8.91884113732-34343IDUTMTR:5
Finland:::::::::
Sweden:::::::::
United Kingdom12004-103.33.1-3.5133112126852-143278IDUCMTR ; DRD ; CJOpioid & stimulant users (Includes benzodiazepine use in Scotland). Current Injectors.24; 26; 28; 29
Croatia120100.80.7-1.124902010-3323IDUMMDRD ; TR:2
Turkey:::::::::::
Norway320093.22.8-3.9103208803-12470IDUMMDRDHeavy drug users injecting at least once during the calendar year.2
 

Notes

n.a. = not available.

1 - Interval is a 95 % confidence interval.

2 - Confidence Interval not known.

3 - Interval is based on a sensitivity analysis.

IDU = Injecting drug use.

PDU = Problem Drug Use

POU = Problem Opioid Use

CR = Capture Recapture

CM = Combined method

TM = Treatment Multiplier

TP = Truncated Poisson

OT = Other

HM = HIV Multiplier

MM = Mortality Multiplier

MI = Multivariate Indicator Method

TR = Treatment data.

GPS = General population surveys.

DRD = Drug related deaths.

OS = Other surveys.

SS = Social services.

LTS = Low-threshold programmes.

CJ - Criminal justice data.

HO = Hospitals.

OST = Opioid substituition treatment registry.

For further details on methods and data sources/comments see Table PDU-103 and Table PDU-104.

See also ‘General notes for interpreting data’ on the Explanatory notes and help page

Sources

For bibliographic references see Table PDU-0.

2011 REITOX National Reports - Fonte PDU template

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