Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Black and Asian Teens Have Lowest Rates of Drug and Alcohol Use [Report]

[ Full Story: Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek quotes a survey that black and Asian teenagers in USA are less likely to use drugs and alcohol than other races.

The survey reports adds:
The survey of 72,561 teens found that American Indian youth had the highest level of drug or alcohol use, with 48 percent reporting they had used the substances in the past year. That was followed by 39 percent of whites, 37 percent of Hispanics, 36 percent mixed-race teens, 32 percent of blacks and 24 percent of Asians, according to the research published today in Archives of General Psychiatry.
Read full story for more finds from the survey report.


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