Neighborhood-level LGBT hate crimes and current illicit drug use among sexual minority youth.

@article{Duncan2014NeighborhoodlevelLH,
  title={Neighborhood-level LGBT hate crimes and current illicit drug use among sexual minority youth.},
  author={Dustin T Duncan and Mark L. Hatzenbuehler and R Michael Johnson},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2014},
  volume={135},
  pages={65-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether past-30 day illicit drug use among sexual minority youth was more common in neighborhoods with a greater prevalence of hate crimes targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT, or sexual minority) individuals. METHODS We used a population-based survey of public school youth in Boston, Massachusetts, consisting of 1292 9th-12th grade students from the 2008 Boston Youth Survey Geospatial Dataset (sexual minority n=108). Data on LGBT hate crimes… CONTINUE READING
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