Substance use among high school students in relation to school characteristics.

@article{Skager1989SubstanceUA,
  title={Substance use among high school students in relation to school characteristics.},
  author={R Skager and Dennis G. Fisher},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={1989},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={129-38}
}
This research relates current use by 11th grade students of 17 psychoactive substances and age of first use and intoxication to characteristics of high schools in which they are enrolled. The 2,471 11th grade students surveyed were enrolled in a representative sample of 44 California high schools. Correlations between schools based on twelve characteristics (total 12th grade achievement scores, SES, percent various ethnic groups, etc.) were analyzed by means of a complete linkage cluster… CONTINUE READING