Risk factors for early adolescent drug use in four ethnic and racial groups Book Chapter

Vega, WA, Zimmerman, RS, Warheit, GJ et al. (2013). Risk factors for early adolescent drug use in four ethnic and racial groups . 178-187. 10.4324/9781315822129-21

cited authors

  • Vega, WA; Zimmerman, RS; Warheit, GJ; Apospori, E; Gil, AG

abstract

  • Experimentation in early adolescence with alcohol, cigarettes, and illicit drugs is an important marker of future persistent drug use.1,2 Certain risk factors have predicted early drug use with considerable accuracy in a limited number of regional and national studies.3-6 However, these studies were limited in their ability to make comparisons across the major U.S. ethnic/racial groups.

publication date

  • January 1, 2013

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

International Standard Book Number (ISBN) 10

  • 0415919630

International Standard Book Number (ISBN) 13

  • 9780415919630

start page

  • 178

end page

  • 187