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Estimating the numbers of children of problematic drug users and their residential circumstances to inform United Kingdom research, policy and practice

This research aims to:
estimate the number of children of problematic drug users (PDU) in Cheshire and Merseyside (England) in 2007/08 and their residential circumstances
If I’m reading the abstract properly the authors suggest that between 3.3% and 5.3% of the youth population (under 16) are the children of problematic drug users.
They conclude that the findings show:
the substantial

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