Prenatal use of alcohol, tobacco, or illicit drugs

Measure DescriptionSource of measure University of Colorado Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, Voices of Indian Teens Survey
Mode of administration Parent interview
Age range for usePregnancy - 2 weeks postpartum
Domains Assessed
Related Measures
BurdenTraining needed to administerMinimal staff training required for this self-report measure. Staff need to be familiar with all items before administering to a participant.
Minutes to complete 10
# of items
Adaptation for AIAN useAdapted
Developer allows adaptation?
Used with AIAN populations? Yes
AIAN: Cronbach's alpha range>=0.70
AIAN: Evidence of validity
Other populations: Cronbach's alpha range
Other populations: Evidence of validity
SourceDeveloperNovins & Mitchell, 1998
SummaryComments about sensitivity to change
General remarksGood for measuring lifetime and current drug use history; does not include past-year drug use (we had to add this).