Factors Associated with Adolescent Initiation of Injection Drug Use

Fuller, Crystal M.; Vlahov, David; Arria, Amelia M.; Ompad, Danielle C.; Garfein, Richard; Strathdee, Steffanie A.
January 2001
Public Health Reports;Jan/Feb2001 Supplement, Vol. 116 Issue 1, p136
Academic Journal
Evaluates the extent to which demographic, sexual, and non-injection drug use practices predict adolescent initiation of injection drug use in the U.S. Health risks of injection drug use; Difference between the HIV risk behavior of younger and older initiates; Information on several pre-initiation sexual practices in the U.S.; Factors associated with injection drug use.


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