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ERIC Number: EJ638369
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0090-0036
The Visibility of Illicit Drugs: Implications for Community-based Drug Control Strategies.
Saxe, Leonard; Kadushin, Charles; Beveridge, Andrew; Livert, David; Tighe, Elizabeth; Rindskopf, David; Ford, Julie; Brodsky, Archie
American Journal of Public Health, v91 n12 p1987-94 Dec 2001
Examined differences between the visibility of drugs and drug use in over 2000 neighborhoods, surveying residents regarding drug- and alcohol-related behaviors and attitudes and comparing the responses of poor, urban, African Americans versus people from comparison neighborhoods. The most disadvantaged neighborhoods had the most visible drug problems, but drug use was nearly equally distributed across all communities. (Contains references.) (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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