ERIC Number: EJ588950
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Weapon Carrying by Youth: Risk Factors and Prevention.
Kingery, Paul M.; Coggeshall, Mark B.; Alford, Aaron A.
Education and Urban Society, v31 n3 p309-33 May 1999
Uses data from three national samples of youth to study weapon carrying in school. Analysis of odds ratios finds the following factors associated with increased likelihood of weapons carrying in school: (1) youth engaged in violence in the community; (2) drug abuse; and (3) community-related factors. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue titled "Quality Schools, Safe Schools." Research based on the "Add Health" project funded by grant P01-HD31921 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development with cooperative funding participation by other government agencies.