Psychosocial correlates of alcohol and other substance use among low-income adolescents in peri-urban Johannesburg, South Africa: A focus on gender differences.

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Alcohol and other drug use is prevalent among peri-urban, South African adolescents. We identified correlates of alcohol and other drug use by gender among adolescents (age = 16-18 years; N = 822) in peri-urban Johannesburg. Interviewer-administered surveys assessed sexual activity, alcohol and other drug use, and relevant psychosocial factors. In separate… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1359105316628739

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@article{Magidson2017PsychosocialCO, title={Psychosocial correlates of alcohol and other substance use among low-income adolescents in peri-urban Johannesburg, South Africa: A focus on gender differences.}, author={Jessica F. Magidson and Janan Dietrich and Kennedy Otwombe and Kathleen J Sikkema and Ingrid T Katz and Glenda Elisabeth Gray}, journal={Journal of health psychology}, year={2017}, volume={22 11}, pages={1415-1425} }