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ERIC Number: EJ429661
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-2379
Peer Influence and Drug Use among Adolescents in Rural Areas.
Pruitt, B. E.; And Others
Journal of Drug Education, v21 n1 p1-11 1991
Sampled 1,004 eighth and tenth graders in 23 rural communities to examine peer influence and drug use. Students who perceived higher degree of drug use among friends and who received more information about drugs from friends used drugs more frequently. Findings support theory that peer pressure is related to drug abuse. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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