ERIC Number: EJ651711
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Comparing Drug Use between Welfare-Receiving Arrestees and Non-Welfare-Receiving Arrestees.
Yacoubian, George S., Jr.; Peters, Ronald J., Jr.; Urbach, Blake J.; Johnson, Regina J.
Journal of Drug Education, v32 n2 p139-47 2002
Compares drug-positive rates between welfare-receiving arrestees, non-welfare receiving arrestees living below the poverty level, and non-welfare arrestees living above the poverty level. Welfare-receiving arrestees were more likely to be female, older, less educated, and to test positive for opiates and benzodiazepines than the other subgroups. Discusses implications for welfare policy reform. (Contains 22 references and 3 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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