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dc.contributor.authorLee, Kyoung Hag
dc.contributor.authorHines, Lisa D.
dc.identifier.citationLee, K.H., & Hines, L.D. (2014). Racial disparity: Substance dependency and psychological health problems among welfare recipients. Social Work in Public Health, 29(3), 207-219. doi: 10.1080/19371918.2013.776322
dc.identifier.otherdoi: 10.1080/19371918.2013.776322
dc.identifier.otherESSN: 1937-190X
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dc.description.abstractThis study explored the racial disparity of substance dependency and psychological health among White, African American, and Hispanic Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) recipients as well as the relationship between substance dependency and psychological health. It analyzed 1,286 TANF recipients from the 2006 National Survey on Drug Use and Health data. Analysis of variance indicated that Whites were experiencing more nicotine and alcohol dependency and psychological distress than others, but African Americans and Hispanics were experiencing more cocaine dependency than Whites. Ordinary least squares regression revealed that nicotine dependency is significantly related to the psychological distress of Whites. Alcohol dependency is significantly associated with the psychological distress of three groups. Culturally competent programs are suggested.
dc.publisherTaylor & Francis
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSocial Work in Public Health
dc.titleRacial disparity: Substance dependency and psychological health problems among welfare recipients
dc.rights.holderTaylor & Francis

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