Explaining racial/ethnic differences in adolescent substance abuse treatment completion in the United States: a decomposition analysis.

@article{Saloner2014ExplainingRD,
  title={Explaining racial/ethnic differences in adolescent substance abuse treatment completion in the United States: a decomposition analysis.},
  author={Brendan Saloner and Nicholas J Carson and Benjamin L{\^e} Cook},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={646-53}
}
PURPOSE To identify contributors to racial/ethnic differences in completion of alcohol and marijuana treatment among adolescents at publicly funded providers. METHODS The 2007 Treatment Episode Data Set provided substance use history, treatment setting, and treatment outcomes for youth aged 12-17 years from five racial/ethnic groups (N = 67,060). Individual-level records were linked to variables measuring the social context and service system characteristics of the metropolitan area. We… CONTINUE READING
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