Consumo de drogas en las prisiones de la Región de Murciacaracterísticas en función de la nacionalidad

  1. Caravaca Sánchez, Francisco
  2. Luna Maldonado, Aurelio
  3. Sánchez Rodríguez, Faustina
  4. Falcón Romero, María
Journal:
Revista española de drogodependencias

ISSN: 0213-7615

Year of publication: 2014

Issue: 3

Pages: 69-79

Type: Article

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Metrics

SCImago Journal Rank

  • Year 2014
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.107
  • Best Quartile: Q4
  • Area: Psychiatry and Mental Health Quartile: Q4 Rank in area: 497/566

Índice Dialnet de Revistas

  • Year 2014
  • Journal Impact: 0.080
  • Field: PSICOLOGÍA Quartile: C3 Rank in field: 59/109

CIRC

  • Social Sciences: D

Scopus CiteScore

  • Year 2014
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 0.3
  • Area: Psychiatry and Mental Health Percentile: 12

Abstract

To compare patterns of drug abuse among the native inmates and foreign inmates in the Prisons in Murcia Region. Method: a cross-sectional study with a sample of 659 participants. Data collection was conducted through a questionnaire consisting of 40 items with Likert-type response in which variables on sociodemographics and drug abuse during the last month in prison are compiled. Results: 29.8% (n=197) of respondents are foreigners, drug abuse is higher among national inmates that among foreign inmates (66.2% vs. 49.7%, respectively), cannabis, alcohol and cocaine being the most frequent substances for both groups. Finally, we have analyzed the correlations between nationality and drug abuse variables through testing Odds ratio and P value.

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