Performance measures and racial/ethnic disparities in the treatment of substance use disorders.

@article{Acevedo2015PerformanceMA,
  title={Performance measures and racial/ethnic disparities in the treatment of substance use disorders.},
  author={Andrea Acevedo and Deborah W. Garnick and Robert Dunigan and Constance M. Horgan and Grant A. Ritter and Margaret T. Lee and Lee Panas and Kevin M. Campbell and Karin Haberlin and Dawn Lambert-Wacey and Tracy Leeper and Mark Reynolds and David K. Wright},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs},
  year={2015},
  volume={76 1},
  pages={57-67}
}
OBJECTIVE A limited literature on racial/ethnic disparities in the treatment of substance use disorders suggests that quality of treatment may differ based on client's race/ethnicity. This study examined whether (a) disparities exist in the probability of treatment engagement, a performance measure for substance use disorders, and (b) treatment engagement… CONTINUE READING