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Title: TEEN-AGE DRUG USE IN AN URBAN GHETTO - PRELIMINARY FINDINGS
Author(s): J BROOK; I F LUKOFF; M WHITEMAN; A GORDON
Corporate Author: Vera Institute of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 71
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare
Rockville, MD 20857
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Vera Institute of Justice
New York, NY 10279
Grant Number: N1-71-046; 72-N1-99-0008; 73-99-0002; DA-01103-01
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT CONTAINS THE RESULTS OF A STUDY TESTING THE EXTENT OF DRUG USAGE AMONG NEW YORK CITY BLACKS AND BRITISH WEST INDIANS LIVING IN NEW YORK CITY.
Abstract: THE RESEARCHERS FOUND THAT BLACKS REPORTED THE MOST USE OF MARIJIANA & THE WHITES REPORTED THE MOST USE OF OTHER DRUGS. WEST INDIANS WERE FOUND TO HAVE THE LEAST AMOUNT OF DRUG USAGE & MORE ASSIMILATED INTO SOCIETY IN TERMS OF JOBS THAN BLACKS....BDS
Index Term(s): Black/African Americans; Caucasian/White Americans; Drug abuse; Indigents; New York; Studies
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