Primary preventive health care among injection drug users, other sustained drug users, and non-users.

@article{Chitwood2001PrimaryPH,
  title={Primary preventive health care among injection drug users, other sustained drug users, and non-users.},
  author={Dale D. Chitwood and Jesus Rodriguez Sanchez and Mary Comerford and C B Mccoy},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2001},
  volume={36 6-7},
  pages={807-24}
}
The primary objective of this paper is to investigate the relationship between sustained illicit drug use and the utilization of primary preventive health care. Data from 1254 African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and non-Hispanic/Latino white men and women collected in 1996-1997 were analyzed to determine independent risk factors for the utilization of primary preventive health care that was not received as a result of seeking treatment for a specific health condition. When several demographic… CONTINUE READING

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