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McCabe, Sean Esteban – Journal of Drug Education, 2004
This randomized experiment examined survey mode effects for self-reporting illicit drug use by comparing prevalence estimates between a Web-based survey and a mail-based survey. A random sample of 7,000 traditional-aged undergraduate students attending a large public university in the United States was selected to participate in the spring of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Internet, Incidence, Mail Surveys
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Ringwalt, Chris; Ennett, Susan T.; Vincus, Amy A.; Rohrbach, Louise Ann; Simons-Rudolph, Ashley – Journal of Drug Education, 2004
This study investigates the relative roles of school district and school-level decision-makers in the implementation of effective substance use prevention curricula. Drawing on a "Site-Based Management" approach to effective decision-making, we hypothesized that schools whose personnel played active decision-making roles would be more likely to…
Descriptors: Prevention, School Districts, Advisory Committees, Drug Education
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Cervantes, Richard C.; Ruan, Karen; Duenas, Norma – Journal of Drug Education, 2004
Culturally sensitive juvenile delinquency and substance abuse interventions are relatively limited and unavailable to many first-time Hispanic juvenile offenders. The purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness of a culturally focused juvenile and substance abuse intervention program for first time Hispanic youth offenders. The intent of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Substance Abuse, Recidivism, Delinquency