Levels and correlates of polydrug use among heroin users and regular amphetamine users.

@article{Darke1995LevelsAC,
  title={Levels and correlates of polydrug use among heroin users and regular amphetamine users.},
  author={Shane Darke and Wayne Hall},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={1995},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={231-5}
}
Data from a sample of 329 primary heroin users and from a sample of 301 regular amphetamine users were analysed in order to determine the extent and correlates of polydrug use among illicit drug users. Both samples exhibited high levels of polydrug use, with means of 5.2 (heroin) and 6.3 (amphetamines) drug classes used in the preceding 6 months. Multi-variate analyses indicated that being younger, being male, not being in treatment, being an injector, having recently borrowed injecting… CONTINUE READING

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