Use of drugs among street children in Brazil.

@article{Noto1997UseOD,
  title={Use of drugs among street children in Brazil.},
  author={Ana R Noto and Solange Aparecida Nappo and Jos{\'e} Carlos Fernandez Galdur{\'o}z and Rosalba Mattei and Elisaldo de Ara{\'u}jo Carlini},
  journal={Journal of psychoactive drugs},
  year={1997},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          185-92
        }
}
The purpose of this study has been to assess drug consumption among children in five Brazilian state capitals during 1993. The sample was composed of street children who were given assistance in institutions, and data was collected by means of anonymous individual interviews. Five hundred sixty five boys and girls were interviewed: 74.3% reported having used drugs (not including alcohol and tobacco) at least once in their life. Solvents, followed by marijuana, were the most cited drugs… CONTINUE READING

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