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 Substance Use Among Adults on Probation

OAS Working Paper
October 19, 1999

TABLE  OF CONTENTS (TOC)

 
I. Introduction
          Authors
          Purpose of the Report
          Description of Data
          Data Limitations
II. Characteristics of Probationers
          Comparison with Data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics
III. Substance Use Among Probationers
          All Adult Probationers
         Comparison with Data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics
          Young Adult Probationers
         Multivariate Analyses
IV.  Conclusions
V.  Citations
Table 1.  Number of People Interviewed (Unweighted N), by Probation Status and Demographic Characteristics, Aged 18 and Older: 1995-97
Table 2. Distribution of Demographic Characteristics for Probationers and Non-Probationers Aged 18 and Older: 1995-97 (Weighted Estimates)
Table 3. Percentage Using Illicit Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco Among Probationers and Non-Probationers Aged 18 and Older in their Lifetime, the Past Year, and the Past Month: 1995-97
Table 4. Percentage Using Illicit Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco Among Probationers and Non-Probationers Aged 18-34 in their Lifetime, the Past Year, and the Past Month: 1995-97
Table 5. Odds Ratios and Confidence Intervals from Logistic Regressions Predicting Drug Use for Probationers (Compared to Non-Probationers) and Controlling for Demographic Characteristics, Among the Population Aged 18-34
 Authors:

Angela Brittingham
Sam Schildhaus
National Opinion Research Center
at the University of Chicago
1155 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637


Joe Gfroerer
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 16C-18
Rockville, MD 20857

 

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