ERIC Number: EJ644635
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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The Community Context of Family Structure and Adolescent Drug Use.
Hoffmann, John P.
Journal of Marriage and Family, v64 n2 p314-30 May 2002
Investigates hypothesis used to explain the relationship between family structure and adolescent drug use, using data from the National Education Longitudinal Study (NELS). Reports that adolescents who resided in single-parent or stepparent families had heightened drug use. Higher adolescent drug use was found in communities with a large proportion of unemployed men. (JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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