National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2016: detailed findings

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This report expands on the key findings from the 2016 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) that were released on 1 June 2017. It presents more detailed analysis including comparisons between states and territories and for population groups. 

This report shows that:

- the decline in daily smoking slowed in 2016 but improvements were seen among people living in the lowest socioeconomic area;

- certain groups disproportionately experience drug-related risks and recent use of illicit drugs was particularly high for people who identified as homosexual or bisexual

- just under 4 in 10 Australians either smoked daily, drank alcohol in ways that put them at risk of harm or used an illicit drug in the previous 12 months.

Based on data
National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2016
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