Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Cocaine Addiction Incidence

Facts about cocaine abuse:

  • At least 1.5 million Americans use cocaine.
  • Cocaine use is most common in those between 18 to 25 years old.
  • Overall, men use cocaine more than women.

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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