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Research outputs: DRUG USE
2021 Prevalence and correlates of hazardous, harmful or dependent alcohol use and drug use amongst persons 15 years and older in South Africa: results of a national survey in 2017
Harmful alcohol and illicit drug use significantly contribute the burden of disease. Aim: This study aimed to assess the prevalence and corr...
2020 'It's like making your own alcohol at home': factors influencing adolescent use of over-the counter cough syrup
Adolescents are increasingly experimenting with new 'craze drugs', including over-the-counter cough medicine (OTCCM). However, there is limi...
2019 Risk factors for prescription drug diversion among people living with HIV: a systematic scoping review
In addition to numerous infections and frequent pain constantly affecting people living with HIV (PLWH), various risk factors might contribu...
2018 Drug use among youth and adults in a population-based survey in South Africa
Illicit drug use is a growing public health problem. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of drug use and the sociodemographic ...Download this report