Parental Influences on Adolescent Marijuana Use and the Baby Boom Generation

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies (2001). Parental Influences on Adolescent Marijuana Use and the Baby Boom Generation: Findings from the 1979-1996 National Household Surveys on Drug Abuse (Analytic Series A-13, DHHS Publication No. SMA 01-3531). Rockville, MD.



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1. Introduction
1.1 Adolescent Use and Parental Influences
1.2 Aims of Report
1.3 Organization of Report

2. Exposure to the Marijuana Epidemic
2.1 A Basic Hypothesis
2.2 Definition of Exposure to the Marijuana Use Epidemic
2.3 Identification of Historical Incidence and Prevalence Periods
2.4 Identification of Ages at Risk For Initiation of Marijuana Use
2.5 Cohort-Specific Exposure to Different Periods of the Epidemic

3. NHSDA Methodology
3.1 Sample Design
3.2 Sampling of DYADS
3.3 NHSDA Parent-Child DYADS: DYAD Identification and Overview
3.4 DYAD Level Weights
3.5 Changes in Interview Format in 1994
3.6 Advantages and Disadvantages of the NHSDA
3.7 Measurement of Variables

3.7.a Marijuana Use Variables
3.7.b Other Drug Use Variables: Cigarettes, Alcohol, Cocaine
3.7.c Sociodemographic Variables
3.7.d Personal Characteristic Variables

4. Sociodemographic Characteristics of Parent-Child DYADS
4.1 Age
4.2 Sex
4.3 Ethnicity
4.4 Education
4.5 Marital Status
4.6 Household Income
4.7 DYAD and Non-DYAD Respondents Compared

5. Prevalence and Association of Marijuana Use Among Children and Parents
5.1 Prevalence of Marijuana Use Among Children and Parents

5.1.a Child Patterns of Marijuana Use
5.1.b Parental Patterns of Marijuana Use
5.1.c Drug Use Among Respondents in DYADS and Those Not in DYADS

5.2 Association in Marijuana use Between Parents and Children

5.2.a Cross-Tabulations Between Parent and Child Marijuana Use
5.2.b Measures of Association Between Parent and Child Marijuana Use
5.2.c Extensiveness of Parental Marijuana Use and Child Marijuana Use

6. Parental Marijuana Use and Other Predictors of Marijuana Use Among Children
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Parental Exposure to the Marijuana Epidemic
6.3 Predictors of Marijuana Use
6.4 The Role of Attitudes Toward Marijuana

7. Conclusion


Technical Appendix: Construction of Drug Use and Other Variables
A.1 Drug Use Variables

A.1.a Marijuana Use Variables
A.1.b Other Drug Use Variables (Cigarettes, Alcohol, Cocaine)

A.2 Other Variables

A.2.a Sociodemographic Variables
A.2.b Personal Characteristic Variables

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