African-American women who use crack cocaine: a comparison of mothers who live with and have been separated from their children.

@article{Lam2004AfricanAmericanWW,
  title={African-American women who use crack cocaine: a comparison of mothers who live with and have been separated from their children.},
  author={Wendy K K Lam and Wendee M Wechsberg and William A. Zule},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={1229-47}
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined factors that influenced caregiver status for African-American mothers who use crack cocaine but are not receiving drug treatment and participated in an HIV prevention study in North Carolina. METHOD Caregiver mothers who were living with at least one of their children at intake (n = 257) were compared with non-Caregivers who were separated from all of their children (n = 378). Bivariate analyses and logistic regression were used to compare these mothers at intake… CONTINUE READING

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