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ERIC Number: EJ527240
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0047-2379
Home Alone: Is It a Risk Factor for Middle School Youth and Drug Use?
Mulhall, Peter F.; And Others
Journal of Drug Education, v26 n1 p39-48 1996
Examines relationships between middle school/junior high student latchkey status and experimentation with alcohol, tobacco, and drugs. Results indicate latchkey youth who were home alone two or more days per week were four times more likely to have gotten drunk in the past month than youths who had parental supervision five or more times a week. Discusses other findings. (KW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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