Illicit drug abuse in second-generation immigrants: a register study in a national cohort of Swedish residents.

@article{Hjern2004IllicitDA,
  title={Illicit drug abuse in second-generation immigrants: a register study in a national cohort of Swedish residents.},
  author={Anders Hjern},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  year={2004},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={40-6}
}
  • Anders Hjern
  • Published 2004 in Scandinavian journal of public health
AIMS This study investigates ethnic and socioeconomic risk factors for hospital admissions related to illicit drug abuse in second-generation immigrants in Sweden. METHOD Cox analyses of proportional hazards were used to estimate the relative risk of sociodemographic covariates in analyses of register data on hospital admissions because of illicit drug abuse during 1990-99. The study population was a national cohort of 1.25 million residents (aged 10-30 years). RESULTS Second-generation… CONTINUE READING

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