|Titre :||Declining trends in drug dealing among adolescents in the United States (2018)|
|Auteurs :||M. G. VAUGHN ; M. A. ABINADER ; C. P. SALAS-WRIGHT ; S. OH ; K. J. HOLZER|
|Type de document :||Article : Périodique|
|Dans :||Addictive Behaviors (Vol.84, September 2018)|
|Article en page(s) :||106-109|
|Discipline :||EPI (Epidémiologie / Epidemiology)|
Thésaurus TOXIBASEADOLESCENT ; REVENDEUR ; EVOLUTION ; DELINQUANCE ; SEXE ; ENQUETE ; PROFIL SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIQUE ; MARCHE DE LA DROGUE
Introduction: The link between drug selling and other delinquent behaviors in adolescence is well established. Less is known regarding the trends in drug selling among youth in the US and whether they are consistent with the recently observed decline in problem behaviors among this population.
Methods: Data were collected between 2002 and 2015 as part of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). Participants included 233,435 US youth aged 12-17. The primary variable of interest was self-reported past year drug-selling. Logistic regression assessed trends in drug-selling among male and female subgroups.
Results: Between 2002 and 2015, the prevalence of drug-selling decreased significantly across all youth (AOR = 0.970, p .05). The decrease in drug-selling was observed for nearly all male subgroups, African-American girls (0.946, p Conclusions: The prevalence of past year drug-selling among youth in the US is declining significantly, especially for boys.
The prevalence of drug-selling among adolescents in the US decreased significantly between 2002-2015.
The rate of drug-selling decreased significantly among boys and remained stable for girls.
Decrease in drug-selling observed for nearly all male subgroups and African-American girls.
|Domaine :||Drogues illicites / Illicit drugs|
|Affiliation :||School of Social Work, College for Public Health and Social Justice, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO, USA|