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ERIC Number: EJ624095
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4391
Health-Risk Behaviors among Middle School Students in a Large Majority-Minority School District.
Fetro, Joyce V.; Coyle, Karin K.; Pham, Phong
Journal of School Health, v71 n1 p30-37 Jan 2001
Investigated the prevalence of health risk behaviors among diverse middle school students. Data from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey-Middle School indicated that respondents engaged in multiple health risk behaviors, with 24.4 percent seriously considering suicide, 53.5 percent having been in a physical fight, 50.2 percent ever drinking, 17.9 percent ever using marijuana, and 13.4 percent having had sex. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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