ERIC Number: EJ544058
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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The Social Context of Substance Use among African American Youth: Rural, Urban and Suburban Comparisons.
Dawkins, Marvin P.
Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, v41 n3 p68-85 Spr 1996
Compared substance use perceptions and behavior using a sample of 3,009 African American youth. Overall, substance abuse is perceived as a serious problem at school. Early substance use and peer influence are major determinants of later substance use, although important differences exist in the prediction of alcohol and marijuana use. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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