Parent monitoring and the incidence of drug sampling in urban elementary school children.

@article{Chilcoat1995ParentMA,
  title={Parent monitoring and the incidence of drug sampling in urban elementary school children.},
  author={Howard D. Chilcoat and Thomas J. Dishion and James C Anthony},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={141 1},
  pages={25-31}
}
An epidemiologic study of urban-dwelling children aged 8-10 years in Baltimore, Maryland, was undertaken to test the hypothesis that close monitoring and supervision by parents might signal a reduced risk of drug use in the elementary school years. Drug use, monitoring by parents, peer drug use, and other suspected risk factors for early drug use were first assessed in 1989, identifying 947 children with no prior history of drug use. One year later, 4.2 percent of these children were found to… CONTINUE READING

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