Racial Statistics on Poverty, Alcoholism and Drug Addiction?

Question by N. in ATL: Racial statistics on poverty, alcoholism and drug addiction?
In the United States is race a factor for African Americans with respect to poverty, alcoholism and drug addiction? I’m looking for statistics to prove it exists.

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Answer by Joss
You’ll have to research to find statistics worth using. Search on the topic and you might find a few articles that mention statistics and a source. You might have to look to trade journals to find this info; something credible in the field of drug and alcohol addiction or poverty.

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Warning Signs of Teenage Drug Addiction

 

Prescription drugs and teens to be topic of meeting

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… pharmacy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Dan King, environmental health specialist. Teens abuse prescription drugs more than any other drug except marijuana, according to national statistics, and yet many parents are not aware of the …
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TACKLE DRUG ABUSE NOW, FOR OUR COUNTRY'S SAKE

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Statistics about these incidents and the number of drug addicts are hard to come by, according to the head of the Drug Control Commission (DCC), Mr Christopher Shekiondo. He admits, however, that thousands of men, women and teenagers take drugs.
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Together with other poor health choices, the state's collective drug addiction is causing residents to live short lives on average than residents of other states. Together with other poor …. From his perspective, Garner said he is not a statistic. He …
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