Relationship between Family Structure and Adolescent Substance Useby Robert A. Johnson, John P. Hoffman, Dean R. Gerstein
This study uses data from approximately 22,000 respondents to the 1991, 1992, & 1993 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse. Particular topics explored include: the particular family types that are most highly associated with adolescent substance use, dependence, & the need for treatment; the interaction between gender, race, ethnicity & family structure in substance abuse; the effects of family structure on type & pattern of substance use; & the effect of the gender of the custodial parent on the risk of substance use. Tables, references, & a technical appendix.
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