Socioenvironmental Risk Factors for Adolescent Marijuana Use in a United States-Mexico Border Community
Reports on a study of predominantly Hispanic high school students in a rural border community, examining community and immigration-related stress, normalized drug trafficking, and negative perceptions of their neighborhood. Discusses the link between these socioenvironmental risk factors and tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use, as well as implications for health promotion and public health practitioners.
Elizabeth Salerno Valdez, Luis Valdez, Josephine Korchmaros, et al.
American Journal of Health Promotion, 35(1), 20-27
Alcohol use · Children and youth · Hispanic or Latino · Illicit drug use · Public health · Statistics and data · Tobacco use · U.S.-Mexico Border Region · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention