ERIC Number: EJ500522
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Five Methods of Assessing School-Level Daily Use of Cigarettes and Alcohol by Adolescents at Continuation High Schools.
Sussman, Steve; Stacy, Alan W.
Evaluation Review, v18 n6 p741-55 Dec 1994
The following methods of estimating school-level experimentation with drugs by adolescents at 20 California continuation high schools are compared: (1) self-reports; (2) prevalence estimates from students; (3) prevalence estimates from school staff; (4) naturalistic observation; and (5) refuse (garbage) analysis. Advantages of refuse analysis are discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: California