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NCJ Number: 97518 Find in a Library
Title: Drug Addiction Research Programme, 1983
Corporate Author: Hong Kong Correctional Services Dept
Hong Kong
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 45
Sponsoring Agency: Hong Kong Correctional Services Dept
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: Hong Kong
Annotation: This text describes the Drug Addiction Research Program in Hong Kong and provides information on six major characteristics of drug addicts in the program in 1983.
Abstract: Collected data focuses on age on admission, place of birth, educational attainment, occupation, monthly income, and employment in the illicit drug trade. Family particulars including marital status and living arrangements are revealed; environmental factors such as residential district and types of accommodation are reported. Additionally, the addiction process is reviewed, with consideration given to drugs used, age at first intake, and method of taking drugs. Treatment experience and criminal history are detailed, and profiles of male and female drug addicts in 1983 are provided. Twenty-eight tables illustrate the study data.
Index Term(s): Criminal justice statistics; Drug dependence; Drug offenders; Drug treatment programs; Foreign correctional systems; Hong Kong
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