Relationship between substance use and self-reported injuries among adolescents.
High school students (n=1983), 14-18 years olds, were surveyed regarding the incidence of injury and substance use at the time of the injury in the prior 6 months.
Alcohol or other drugs were reported particularly often for falls, cuts, and gun and assault injuries.
Alcohol or other drugs were reported to be involved in a substantial proportion of injuries resulting in medical care, most notably for gunshots (70%), pedestrian injuries (42%), and physical fights (38%).
Mots-clés Pascal : Consommation, Boisson alcoolisée, Substance toxicomanogène, Complication, Blessure, Traumatisme, Accident, Etude longitudinale, Adolescent, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Consumption, Alcoholic beverage, Drug of abuse, Complication, Injury, Trauma, Accident, Follow up study, Adolescent, Human
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Cote : 97-0505550
Code Inist : 002B18C05A. Création : 13/02/1998.