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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Drug abuse rising in Myanmar – A region that is notorious for its international drug trade, Myanmar’s Golden Triangle has developed a drug problem in its backyard as well. Although the government keeps a tight lid on drug abuse and HIV infection statistics, experts say that up to half of the young people in the area are battling drug addiction. The name of Al Jazeera’s correspondent has been withheld to secure her safety as international journalists are banned from reporting from inside Myanmar.


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