This article compares prevalence estimates of adolescents’ cigarette, alcohol and marijuana use from one Australian and two U.S. surveys, and considers the effect of methodological differences on reported use.
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February 7, 2003
Jane E. Pirkis; Charles E Irwin, Jr; Claire Brindis; George C. Patton; & Michael G. Sawyer
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