The inner city and drug use: initial findings from an epidemiological study.

@article{Ensminger1997TheIC,
  title={The inner city and drug use: initial findings from an epidemiological study.},
  author={Margaret E. Ensminger and James C Anthony and J P McCord},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={1997},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={175-84}
}
Although scientific and policy statements regarding drugs often suggest that there are grave problems of drug use within America's inner cities, the evidence that supports these statements is often based on anecdotal or incomplete data. This study of African-American adults from the Woodlawn study followed longitudinally partially fills that gap, at least for learning more about those who spend some or all of their childhood within an inner city neighborhood. We found few differences between… CONTINUE READING

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