Objective and subjective social class gradients for substance use among Mexican adolescents.

@article{Ritterman2009ObjectiveAS,
  title={Objective and subjective social class gradients for substance use among Mexican adolescents.},
  author={Miranda Lucia Ritterman and Lia C H Fernald and Emily J. Ozer and Nancy E. Adler and Juan Pablo de la Cruz Guti{\'e}rrez and S Leonard Syme},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={68 10},
  pages={1843-51}
}
This study examines the shape of social class gradients for substance use among Mexican adolescents. Substance use and objective and subjective indicators of social class were assessed in house-to-house surveys conducted with 7614 Mexican adolescents in 2004. The sample was designed to be representative of the poorest urban communities in seven Mexican… CONTINUE READING