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Study TitleCensus of Clients of Treatment Service Agencies, 1990: Agency data
Primary InvestigatorMattick, Richard P.
ADA IDau.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age
AbstractA census of clients of drug and alcohol treatment agencies was undertaken to document the characteristics of clients attending these facilities. Variables include the type of service provided to clients, user's main drug problem, and drugs injected by user in the past 12 months. Background variables include client's age, sex, country of birth and employment status. The data are held at ADA in two data files. The present data file contains agency data. The other data file (01046-cor) contains core (client) data.
Production Date (documentation)2007-05-08
Bibliographic CitationMattick, R. P. Census of Clients of Treatment Service Agencies, 1990 [computer file]. Canberra: Australian Data Archive, The Australian National University, 2010.
CopyrightCopyright © 2010, The Australian National University. All rights reserved.
ContributorNational Campaign Against Drug Abuse
ContactRichard Mattick, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052
Study Scope Content
Topic ClassificationsAustralian studies;Health;Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
KeywordsAlcohol Abuse;Drug Abuse
Population (Universe)All agencies across Australia that specialise in the treatment of people with drug and alcohol problems. Self-help groups and agencies that only provide information, education, brief counselling and/or referral were excluded.
Date of Collection
Start date - Data Collection: 1990-03-29 End date - Data Collection: 1990-03-29
Time Period
Time Period - Start: 1990-03-29 Time Period - End: 1990-03-29
Geographic CoverageNational
Geographic UnitState or territory
Methodology Content
Sampling Procedureno sampling (total universe)
Data Kindcensus data, A census of treatment agencies, and surveys of their clients.
Response RateOut of 506 agencies in the original pool, 75 did not provide data.
Data Access Content
Access ConditionsThe depositor may be informed (by the archive) of use being made of the data, in order to comment on that use and make contact with colleagues of similar interests.
Deposit Information Content
DepositorRichard Mattick, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052.
Deposit Date2001-10-22
VersionVersion 2
Other Content
Unit of Analysisagency
Mode of Data CollectionSelf-completion
CommentA census of clients of drug and alcohol treatment agencies was undertaken to document the characteristics of clients attending these facilities. Variables include the type of service provided to clients, user's main drug problem, and drugs injected by user in the past 12 months. Background variables include client's age, sex, country of birth and employment status. The data are held at ADA in two data files. The present data file contains agency data. The other data file (01046-cor) contains core (client) data.
Study Creation Date2011-04-16 03:33:16 UTC
Data CollectorsChen, Rosemarie A.B
Bibliographic Citation (documentation)Mattick, R. P. Census of Clients of Treatment Service Agencies, 1990 [computer file]. Canberra: Australian Data Archive, The Australian National University, 2010.
Copyright (documentation)Copyright © 2010, The Australian National University. All rights reserved.
Producer (documentation)Australian Data Archive
Title (documentation)Census of Clients of Treatment Service Agencies, 1990: Agency data
WeightingThe data are not weighted and no weighting variable is included.
ADA IDau.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age
LabelCensus of Clients of Treatment Service Agencies, 1990: Agency data
Languageen
CountriesAustralia
Type of Research InstrumentStructured
ADA Processing LevelLevel 2
ADA Study LevelLevel 2
Version Date2010-05-31
Version NotesThis version of the data was created when the data were made available on Nesstar. Some value labels were added.
Version ResponsibilityAustralian Data Archive
Time Methodcross-sectional (one-time) study
WeightingThe data are not weighted and no weighting variable is included.
Agency number Return to 01046-age   Arrow_up
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
agencyno 3.0 4709.0
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-31 02:20:10 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-16 03:33:16 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: numeric
Format Schema: other
Variable ID: 1121987
Interval: contin
Label: Agency number
Maximum: 4709.0
Mean: 1632.303
Minimum: 3.0
Variable Name: agencyno
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age_V1
Invalid Cases: 0
Valid Cases: 380
Variable Position: 1
Std. Deviation: 1256.961
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age
Database Study ID: 2880
Updated At: 2011-07-31 02:20:10 UTC
Maximum: 4709.0
Minimum: 3.0
Variable ID: V1
Variable Width: 4
Is the agency a government or non-government organisation? Return to 01046-age   Arrow_up Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
govt$
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-31 02:20:05 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-16 03:33:16 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age_F1
Format: character
Format Schema: other
Variable ID: 1121985
Interval: discrete
Label: Is the agency a government or non-government organisation?
Missing Values: .
Variable Name: govt$
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age_V2
Invalid Cases: 99
Valid Cases: 281
Variable Position: 2
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age
Database Study ID: 2880
Updated At: 2011-07-31 02:20:05 UTC
Variable ID: V2
Variable Width: 1
Does the agency cater for residents? Return to 01046-age   Arrow_up Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
res$
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-31 02:20:01 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-16 03:33:16 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age_F1
Format: character
Format Schema: other
Variable ID: 1121983
Interval: discrete
Label: Does the agency cater for residents?
Missing Values: .
Variable Name: res$
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age_V3
Invalid Cases: 99
Valid Cases: 281
Variable Position: 3
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age
Database Study ID: 2880
Updated At: 2011-07-31 02:20:01 UTC
Variable ID: V3
Variable Width: 1
State/territory of the agency Return to 01046-age   Arrow_up Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
state$
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-31 02:19:56 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-16 03:33:16 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age_F1
Format: character
Format Schema: other
Variable ID: 1121980
Interval: discrete
Label: State/territory of the agency
Variable Name: state$
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age_V4
Invalid Cases: 0
Valid Cases: 380
Variable Position: 4
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age
Database Study ID: 2880
Updated At: 2011-07-31 02:19:56 UTC
Variable ID: V4
Variable Width: 3
Was a typical no. of clients seen in the last 24 hrs? Arrow_down
Name Val Range Min Val Range Max
typical 0.0 1.0
Misc.
Update Creation Date: 2011-07-31 02:19:51 UTC
Study Creation Date: 2011-04-16 03:33:16 UTC
Data File ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age_F1
Decimal Places: 0
Format: numeric
Format Schema: other
Variable ID: 1121978
Interval: discrete
Label: Was a typical no. of clients seen in the last 24 hrs?
Missing Values: 9
Variable Name: typical
Nesstar ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age_V5
Invalid Cases: 122
Valid Cases: 258
Variable Position: 5
ADA ID: au.edu.anu.ada.ddi.01046-age
Database Study ID: 2880
Updated At: 2011-07-31 02:19:51 UTC
Maximum: 1.0
Minimum: 0.0
Variable ID: V5
Variable Width: 1

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