Drug use and sexual behaviors reported by adults: United States, 1999-2002

Adv Data. 2007 Jun 28;(384):1-14.


This report presents prevalence estimates for self-reported adult drug use and sexual behaviors in the United States. Data are from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) collected from 1999 to 2002. NHANES surveys a stratified multistage probability sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States. Tables included in this report present estimates for use of cocaine, including crack or freebase, or other street drugs, and sexual behavior by selected sociodemographic characteristics among adults 20-59 years of age.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nutrition Surveys
  • Sexual Behavior*
  • Substance-Related Disorders / epidemiology*
  • United States / epidemiology