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ERIC Number: EJ662315
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0140-1971
Illicit Drug Use, Cigarette Smoking and Alcohol Drinking Behaviour among a Sample of High School Adolescents in the Pietersburg Area of the Northern Province, South Africa.
Madu, Sylvester Ntomchukwu; Matla, Ma-Queen Patience
Journal of Adolescence, v26 n1 p121-36 Feb 2003
Investigates the prevalence of illicit drug use, cigarette smoking and alcohol drinking behavior among a sample of high-school adolescents in the Pietersburg area of South Africa. Findings indicate the prevalence rate of 19.8% for illicit drug use, 10.6% for cigarette smoking and 39.1% for alcohol consumption among the participants. Implications for mental health workers and the law-enforcement agencies are discussed. (Contains 37 references and 6 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa