ERIC Number: EJ549938
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Perceived Risk of Fighting and Actual Fighting Behavior among Middle School Students.
St. George, Diane Marie M.; Thomas, Stephen B.
Journal of School Health, v67 n5 p178-81 May 1997
This study evaluated the association between middle school students' perceived risk of fighting and actual fighting behavior, examining the effects of race, gender, and grade. Surveys indicated that perceived risk of fighting was high, and one in five students fought regularly. There were associations between race, gender, grade, and fighting. (SM)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Black Students, Comprehensive School Health Education, Conflict Resolution, Intermediate Grades, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Prevention, Racial Factors, Sex Differences, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Violence, White Students
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Fighting; Maryland; Risk Taking Behavior