Twenty-five year mortality of US servicemen deployed in Vietnam: predictive utility of early drug use.

@article{Price2001TwentyfiveYM,
  title={Twenty-five year mortality of US servicemen deployed in Vietnam: predictive utility of early drug use.},
  author={Rumi Kato Price and Nathan K. Risk and K. S. Murray and Katherine S. Virgo and Edward L. Spitznagel},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2001},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={309-18}
}
Large numbers of young men were exposed to high-quality opiates for a relatively short time period during military service in Vietnam. This study examined the relationships of opiate and other drug abuse before, during, and shortly after their time of service in Vietnam with the subsequent 25-year mortality among the cohort of 1227 US Army enlisted returnees and their matched civilians previously studied in 1972 and 1974. Composite factor scores of a variety of drug use measures and other… CONTINUE READING
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