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Gender, Heroin Consumption and Economic Behaviour

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  • Bretteville-Jensen, A.L.
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    The study examines differences in consumption and economic behaviour among male and female heroin users. The consumption pattern of the heroin addicts vary by gender, with females consuming relatively less alcohol and cannabis but significantly more heroin than their male counterparts.

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    Paper provided by Department of Economics, University of Bergen in its series Norway; Department of Economics, University of Bergen with number 199.

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    Length: 11 pages
    Date of creation: 1999
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    Handle: RePEc:fth:bereco:199

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    Keywords: DRUG ADDICTION ; HEALTH ; BEHAVIOUR ; SEX ROLES;

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    Cited by:
    1. Jeff DeSimone, 2002. "Determinants of Drug Injection Behavior: Economic Factors, HIV Injection Risk and Needle Exchange Programs," NBER Working Papers 9350, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Carlos Casacuberta & Mariana Gerstenblüth & Patricia Triunfo, 2012. "Aportes del análisis económico al estudio de las drogas," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 0112, Department of Economics - dECON.

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