ERIC Number: EJ612694
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Factors Associated with Parenting among Incarcerated Juvenile Offenders.
McLaughlin, Colleen R.; Reiner, Scott M.; Reams, Patricia N.; Joost, Timothy F.
Adolescence, v34 n136 p665-70 Win 1999
Study explores the relationship between adolescent parenting and firearm injuries among 258 incarcerated male adolescents. The results indicate that 20% of the juvenile offenders fathered at least one child. Analyses revealed a significant relationship between firearm injuries and increased prevalence of adolescent parenting. Discusses social and economic implications in terms of health care and social service delivery systems. (Contains 19 references.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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