ERIC Number: EJ535465
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Race and Sex Differences in the Prediction of Drug Use.
Gottfredson, Denise C.; Koper, Christopher S.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v64 n2 p305-13 Apr 1996
Adolescent substance abuse efforts often direct prevention at known correlates of substance use. Discusses prevention efforts targeted toward minority populations. Assesses group differences using data from 981 Black and White adolescents and latent variable structural equations techniques. Concludes risk factor measures predict substance use for all groups examined, but that extremely rare behaviors are not well predicted. (KW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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