|Title:||HSPH/Boston Globe Poll: Prescription Painkiller Abuse--Massachusetts and U.S. Attitudes [USICR2015-PPA]|
|Survey Sponsor:||Harvard School of Public Health/Boston Globe|
|Survey Firm:||Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS)|
|Study Date:||April 7-19, 2015|
|Sample:||National adults and Adult residents of Massachusetts|
|Survey Notes:||There are two parallel studies: 1) National adult sample interviewed April 15-19, 2015 N=1033, and 2) Massachusetts sample interviewed April 7-16, 2015 N=810.|
NATIONAL SAMPLE: Seriousness of drug problems (4); increased problem of prescription painkiller abuse (1); likelihood of developing painkiller addiction (1); painkillers as gateway drugs (2); treatment for painkiller addiction (1); taking painkillers prescribed by doctor (1); discussing addiction risks with doctor (1); concerned about painkiller addiction (1); saving unused prescribed painkillers (1); other people using prescribed painkillers (1); knowing people who abuse More...
National: Columns 78-83 (xx.xxxx) -- Varname: WEIGHT; MA: Columns 94-99 (xx.xxxx)--Varname: WEIGHT
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Harvard School of Public Health/Boston Globe. HSPH/Boston Globe Poll: Prescription Painkiller Abuse--Massachusetts and U.S. Attitudes, Apr, 2015 [dataset]. USICR2015-PPA, Version 2. Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS) [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Sep-16-2019.
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