Trends in adolescent alcohol and other drug use: findings from three sentinel sites in South Africa (1997-2001).

@article{Parry2004TrendsIA,
  title={Trends in adolescent alcohol and other drug use: findings from three sentinel sites in South Africa (1997-2001).},
  author={Charles D. H. Parry and Bronwyn Myers and Neo K. Morojele and Alan J. Flisher and Arvin Bhana and Hilton Donson and Andreas Pl{\"u}ddemann},
  journal={Journal of adolescence},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={
          429-40
        }
}
This paper aims to provide surveillance information about the extent and consequences of alcohol and other drug (AOD) use by adolescents for three sentinel sites in South Africa (Cape Town, Durban and Gauteng province). From 1997 to 2001, data were gathered from multiple sources, including specialist treatment centres, trauma units, school students, rave party attenders, and arrestees. Since the start of surveillance, an increasing proportion of South African adolescents are using AODs. Surveys… 
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