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ERIC Number: EJ674286
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1067-828X
Gateway Polydrug Use among Puerto Rican and Dominican Adolescents Residing in New York City: The Moderating Role of Gender.
Epstein, Jennifer A.; Botvin, Gilbert J.; Diaz, Tracy
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, v12 n2 p33-46 2002
Examines polydrug use among adolescents residing in an inner-city region by Hispanic ethnicity (Puerto Rican versus Dominican) and gender. Results indicate that in the first year of middle school, gender moderated the effect of Hispanic ethnicity on lifetime polydrug use. Concludes that both Hispanic ethnicity and gender mattered in determining adolescent polydrug use. (Contains 48 references and 3 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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