ERIC Number: EJ555081
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Risk Factors for Alcohol Use among Inner-City Minority Youth: A Comparative Analysis of Youth Living in Public and Conventional Housing.
Williams, Christopher; Scheier, Lawrence M.; Botvin, Gilbert J.; Baker, Eli; Miller, Nicole
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, v6 n1 p69-89 1997
Studied youth living in housing developments (N=700) and youth living in conventional housing (N=700) to examine the role of public housing in drug use. Correlates and predictors of alcohol and drug use were used. Results indicate few significant mean differences in psychosocial functioning or drug behavior for the two groups. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special theme issue on "The Etiology and Prevention of Drug Abuse among Minority Youth."