ERIC Number: EJ651741
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Not All School Dropouts Are the Same: Ethnic Differences in the Relation between Reason for Leaving School and Adolescent Substance Use.
Aloise-Young, Patricia A.; Chavez, Ernest L.
Psychology in the Schools, v39 n5 p539-47 Sep 2002
Explores the relation between reason for dropping out and substance use in Mexican American and White adolescents. Results revealed that for Mexican American adolescents, substance use was highest among those who left school to be with their friends and lowest among those who left for family-related reasons. Among White adolescents, there were no significant differences. (Contains 21 references and 2 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A