Title

A multi-level analysis of the impact of neighborhood structural and social factors on adolescent substance use

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-1-2015

Publication Title

Drug and Alcohol Dependence

Volume

153

First page number:

180

Last page number:

186

Abstract

This paper examined the effects of neighborhood structural (i.e., economic disadvantage, immigrant concentration, residential stability) and social (e.g., collective efficacy, social network interactions, intolerance of drug use, legal cynicism) factors on the likelihood of any adolescent tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use.

Keywords

Adolescent substance use; Neighborhood context; Multi-level analysis

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