Scottish Drug Misuse Database

The Scottish Drug Misuse Database (SDMD) report provide an annual update to figures on the number of individuals presenting for assessment at specialist drug treatment services. All publications and supporting material to this topic area can be found on PHS - Substance use.

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Felt Værdi
Kilde SMR25a is the source of initial assessment for those seeking treatment for drug use.
Forfatter PHS Drugs team
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Last Updated Maj 17, 2022, 11:38 (BST)
Oprettet April 1, 2020, 15:36 (BST)
Contact Address PHS Drugs Team, Public Health Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB
Subject Substance use
Frequency Annual
Time frame of data and timeliness 5 months in arrears
Coverage Scottish Drug Misuse Database 2006/07 to 2019/20 (data are also broken down at NHS board and council area levels).
Completeness Details of completeness can be found in the latest report (see link 1 below).
Accuracy Quality checks are conducted by PHS. Figures are compared to previously published data and expected trends.
Continuity of data 2012/13 SDMD figures for Scotland, NHS Tayside (and all ADPs within) and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (including Glasgow City ADP) are only provided for demographic tables due to data quality issues. 2013/14 SDMD figures for Scotland, NHS Tayside (and all ADPs within) and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (including Glasgow City ADP) are not provided due to data quality issues. More information can be be found in the latest report (see link 1 below).
Concepts and definitions Definitions can be found on the glossary section of the latest SDMD publication (see link 1 below).
Disclosure Statistical disclosure control has been applied. For more information, please refer to the PHS Statistical Disclosure Control Protocol (see link 3 below)
Revision statement All data are revised annually to reflect any changes to analysis and to ensure the most complete information is presented. Data for the most recent financial year are provisional and may be subject to change in forthcoming releases. Minor revisions of this nature are often due to incomplete data returns at the time of previous publication.
Official statistics designation National Statistics
Relevance and key uses of the statistics Relevant to understanding substance use in Scotland. Statistics will be used for policy making, service planning, research. They are also of wider public interest.
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Sprog English
Links

1) SDMD publication 2021

2) Substance Use

3) PHS Statistical Disclosure Control Protocol

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