ERIC Number: EJ669352
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Tobacco, Alcohol, and Illicit Drug Use: Racial and Ethnic Differences among U.S. High School Seniors, 1976-2000.
Wallace, John M., Jr.; Bachman, Jerald G.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Johnston, Lloyd D.; Schulenberg, John E.; Cooper, Shauna M.
Public Health Reports, v117 supp1 p567-75 2002
Study examines differences in adolescents' use of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs by racial and ethnic groups. Results show significant differences by racial and ethnic groups, and indicate that these differences have changed over time. Future research should examine these differences and seek to identify the sources and consequences of the disparities. (Contains 19 references, 4 tables, and 1 figure.)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Cultural Differences, High School Seniors, High Schools, Illegal Drug Use, Tobacco
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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