Latent class analysis in sparse data: alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in teenagers

   The contribution of this study is the multidimensional approachon patterns of drug use among young people. The data come fromthe study ”Factors that influence the consumption of drugs, juvenilepopulation. Central region of the West” from Costa Rica, 2006. Onthe basis of the results obtained with...

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Autores Principales: Araya Alpízar, Carlomagno, Sepúlveda, Rosa
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: 2015
Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/matematica/article/view/310
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/12968
Sumario:    The contribution of this study is the multidimensional approachon patterns of drug use among young people. The data come fromthe study ”Factors that influence the consumption of drugs, juvenilepopulation. Central region of the West” from Costa Rica, 2006. Onthe basis of the results obtained with a latent class model, 8 sub-groups of individuals settle down according to the consumption ofdifferent drugs.