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Epidemiological trends and risk factors for tobacco, alcohol and drug use among adolescents in Scotland, 2002-13.

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Summary of "Epidemiological trends and risk factors for tobacco, alcohol and drug use among adolescents in Scotland, 2002-13."

This study estimates trends in prevalence, and patterns, of individual and multiple substance use between 2002 and 2013 amongst adolescents in Scotland.

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Name: Journal of public health (Oxford, England)
ISSN: 1741-3850
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