publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Uso de drogas ilícitas por adolescentes e adultos jovens de um assentamento urbano no Brasil

Rafael Alves Guimarães; Márcia Maria de Souza; Karlla Antonieta Amorim Caetano; Sheila Araújo Teles; Marcos André de Matos;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2018
  • Publisher: Associação Médica Brasileira
Abstract
Summary Objective: To estimate the prevalence and factors associated with illicit drug use by adolescents and young adults of a formal urban settlement. Method: Cross-sectional study including adolescents and young adults 12-24 years of an urban settlement in the Midwest Region of Brazil. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire and analyzed using Stata, version 12.0. We used Poisson regression model to estimate the factors associated with illicit drug use. Results: Of the total participants (n=105), 27.6% (95CI 20.0-36.9%) had used illicit drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, crack, LSD and inhalants. The consumption of these substances was associated ...
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Medical Subject Headings: mental disorders
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