Introduction: We present the results of the activity of Drug Addiction Information System (SID) of Catalonia for the year 2013. Material and methods. Data were mainly obtained from the notification of outpatient treatment admissions into the Catalan Network Care Drug Addiction (XAD). Results. In 2013, 12,922 treatment admissions were reported in Catalonia. Primary substances involved were alcohol (47.02%), cocaine (22.13%), cannabis derivatives (12. 01%) and heroin (13.17%). Cases reported in 2013 had an average age of 40.09 years, predominance of men (76.5%) versus women (23.5%), a high percentage of the unemployed (47.6%) and a significant percentage of cases having not completed primary education (11%). In 2013, drug treatment centres also notified 306,201 individual visits, 43,452 attendances to therapeutic groups, 6,568 attendances to family groups, 5,578 outpatient detoxifications and 134,835 drug urine analyses.
Epidemiology; Treatment; Substance abuse
Roca-Tutusaus X, Majó-Roca X, Colom-Farran J. Atenció a les drogodependències a Catalunya lʼany 2013. Butll Epidemiol Catalunya. 2015;36(04):36-42.
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