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Database Resources

APIS - Alcohol Policy Information System
APIS is an electronic resource that provides authoritative, detailed, and comparable information on alcohol-related policies in the United States, at both State and Federal levels. Designed primarily as a tool for researchers, APIS is intended to encourage and facilitate research on the effects and effectiveness of alcohol-related policies.

     - Expert Panel for the Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS)

Online Resources / ETOH Archive
NIAAA’s redesigned ETOH Web site now serves as a comprehensive source of Web-based alcohol research information for researchers and practitioners. In addition to offering links to numerous online resources, the new Web portal retains an archive of the original ETOH bibliographic database of 130,000 records from the late 1960s through 2003. A thesaurus of alcohol and other drug terms is available to help users conduct effective searches.

Links to the Human Genome Sequence
Views of the human genome, together with useful browsing tools providing a wide variety of annotations of the sequence.
    - University of California at Santa Cruz
    - National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
    - European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI)

The National Library of Medicine's (NLM) premier bibliographic database and consumer health information network

NESARC - National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
This website contains the public use data files of the NIAAA-conducted and -sponsored NESARC. NESARC is the primary source for information and data on the U.S. population aged 18 and older for:
         - alcohol and drug use,
         - alcohol and drug abuse and dependence, and
         - associated psychiatric and other medical comorbidity.
Information obtaining the public use data file for NIAAA's 1991-1992 National Longitudinal Alcohol Epidemiologic Survey (NLAES), a cross-sectional survey of the U.S. population aged 18 and older, is also available on the NESARC website.

Data/Statistical Tables
Data tables that provide information on a number of alcohol-related topics.




Last reviewed:   February  2008

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