A test of socioeconomic status as a predictor of initial marijuana use.

@article{Miller1997ATO,
  title={A test of socioeconomic status as a predictor of initial marijuana use.},
  author={Daniel S. Miller and Todd Q. Miller},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={1997},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={
          479-89
        }
}
The current study examined the effects of socioeconomic status (SES) on adolescent marijuana use using data from a national longitudinal survey of subjects aged 11 to 17 (N = 1,725). Both direct and indirect measures of SES (e.g., Hollingshead's measure of SES, predicts marijuana use among adolescents. For males, our study found a nonlinear relationship between the Hollingshead measure and marijuana use that had not been identified in previous research. For females, the Hollingshead measure was… CONTINUE READING

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