Ethnicity and Drug Use among Urban Junior High School Youths

  • Richard Dembo
  • William Burgos
  • Don Des Jarlais
  • James Schmeidler


The drug use of individuals from different socio-economic and cultural groups constitutes an important agenda for social and health research. However, insight into this phenomenon has been limited for a number of theoretical and methodological reasons.


Household Head Junior High School White Student Black Youth Drug Abuse Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Dembo
    • 1
  • William Burgos
    • 2
  • Don Des Jarlais
    • 3
  • James Schmeidler
    • 3
  1. 1.Clarkson CollegeUSA
  2. 2.Columbia University School of Social WorkUSA
  3. 3.New York State Office of Drug Abuse ServicesUSA

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