ERIC Number: EJ644617
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Adolescent Drug Use in Mexico and among Mexican American Adolescents in the United States: Environmental Influences and Individual Characteristics.
Felix-Ortiz, Maria; Velazuez, Jorge A Villatoro; Medina-Mora, Maria Elena; Newcomb, Michael D.
Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, v7 n1 p27-46 Feb 2001
Compares cigarette, alcohol, and illegal drug use among high school students in Baja California Norte (BCN), Mexico with Mexican American students in Los Angeles (LA), California (N=516). Demographic variables, individual characteristics, and environmental influences were considered. Reports that more BCN students used alcohol and more LA students used illicit drugs. Demographic variables influenced drug use more than other factors. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico