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Contextual Effects and Adolescent Substance Use: Exploring the Role of Neighborhoods


  • Karen A. Snedker
  • Jerald R. Herting
  • Emily Walton


The purpose of this article is to explore the additive and moderating effects of neighborhood context on substance use among youth. Copyright (c) 2009 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.

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  • Karen A. Snedker & Jerald R. Herting & Emily Walton, 2009. "Contextual Effects and Adolescent Substance Use: Exploring the Role of Neighborhoods," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 90(5), pages 1272-1297.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:90:y:2009:i:5:p:1272-1297

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    1. Ross, Catherine E., 2000. "Walking, exercising, and smoking: does neighborhood matter?," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 51(2), pages 265-274, July.
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    2. Cheng, Tyrone C. & Lo, Celia C., 2011. "A longitudinal analysis of some risk and protective factors in marijuana use by adolescents receiving child welfare services," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 33(9), pages 1667-1672, September.
    3. Kim, Harris Hyun-Soo, 2015. "School context, friendship ties and adolescent mental health: A multilevel analysis of the Korean Youth Panel Survey (KYPS)," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 145(C), pages 209-216.
    4. Cheng, Tyrone C. & Lo, Celia C., 2012. "Nonmedical use of prescription medications: A longitudinal analysis with adolescents involved in child welfare," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 859-864.

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