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Comorbidity, age, race and stage at diagnosis in colorectal cancer: a retrospective, parallel analysis of two health systems.
(BMC Cancer, 2008-11-25)
BACKGROUND: Stage at diagnosis plays a significant role in colorectal cancer (CRC) survival. Understanding which factors contribute to a more advanced stage at diagnosis is vital to improving overall survival. Comorbidity, ...
Prescription pain reliever abuse and dependence among adolescents: a nationally representative study.
(Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2008-09)
We examined the prevalence, patterns, and correlates of adolescents' abuse, subthreshold dependence ("diagnostic orphans"), and dependence on prescription pain relievers (PPRs) such as opioids in a representative national ...
Inhalant use among incarcerated adolescents in the United States: prevalence, characteristics, and correlates of use.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2008-03)
OBJECTIVE: To characterize patterns and correlates of inhalant use among incarcerated youth. METHOD: Residents (N=723) of 27 Missouri Division of Youth Services facilities completed interviews assessing substance use, psychiatric ...
Non-prescribed use of pain relievers among adolescents in the United States.
(Drug and alcohol dependence, 2008-04)
We examined gender-specific prevalences, patterns, and correlates of non-prescribed use of pain relievers - mainly opioids - in a representative sample of American adolescents (N=18,678).Data were drawn from the public use ...
Infrequent illicit methadone use among stimulant-using patients in methadone maintenance treatment programs: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study.
(The American journal on addictions, 2008-07)
We sought to determine the prevalence, patterns, and correlates of past-month illicit methadone use and history of regular illicit use among stimulant-using methadone maintenance treatment patients. We obtained self-reported ...
Substance use disorders among inhalant users: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on alcohol and related conditions.
(Addictive behaviors, 2008-07)
To assess the prevalence, correlates, and age of onset of DSM-IV substance use disorders (SUDs) among adult inhalant users.Analyses were based on structured psychiatric interviews of a nationally representative sample of ...