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Crumé, Henry Joel; Nurius, Paula S.; Fleming, Christopher M. – Grantee Submission, 2019
This study applies cumulative adversity and stress proliferation theories to examine risk and protective resource profiles of youth with three different levels of housing and parental care instability. Data derive from a state representative sample (n=27,087) of school-based adolescent students. ANCOVA analyses identified significant differences…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Housing, Child Rearing, Gender Differences
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Grinshteyn, Erin; Yang, Y. T. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: We examined the relationship between exposure to electronic bullying and absenteeism as a result of being afraid. Methods: This multivariate, multinomial regression analysis of the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey data assessed the association between experiencing electronic bullying in the past year and how often students were absent…
Descriptors: Bullying, Secondary School Students, Attendance Patterns, Fear
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Gastic, Billie – Education and Urban Society, 2017
The racial discipline gap--the finding that Black and Latino students are more likely to be disciplined at school than White students, and often more harshly--has implications for students' academic success. This study concluded that differences in students' behavior do not fully explain the disproportionate likelihood that Black students are…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Discipline, Zero Tolerance Policy, Racial Differences
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Kim, Dong-Hyun; So, Wi-Young – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
Background: Recreational drug abuse control has long been a major goal of global health and social welfare organizations. Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine the possible associations between recreational drug abuse and Korean adolescents' school records. Methods: In 2012, 74,186 seventh- through twelfth-grade students participated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drug Abuse, Adolescents, Secondary School Students
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DeSilva Mousseau, Angela M.; Lund, Terese J.; Liang, Belle; Spencer, Renée; Walsh, Jill – Peabody Journal of Education, 2016
This study examined the relationship between stress and sleep duration for adolescent females from affluent backgrounds. Participants were 218 students attending two independent single-sex secondary schools. Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) regression models (cross-sectional and longitudinal) were run to examine the association between stress and…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Sleep, Adolescents, Females
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Toomey, Russell B.; Russell, Stephen T. – Youth & Society, 2016
School-based victimization is associated with poorer developmental, academic, and health outcomes. This meta-analytic review compared the mean levels of school-based victimization experienced by sexual minority youth to those of heterosexual youth, and examined moderators of this difference. Results from 18 independent studies (N = 56,752…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Victims, Meta Analysis, Minority Group Students
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de Oliveira, Marcos Renato; da Silva, Viviane Martins; Guedes, Nirla Gomes; de Oliveira Lopes, Marcos Venícios – Journal of School Nursing, 2016
This study clinically validated the nursing diagnosis of "sedentary lifestyle" (SL) among 564 Brazilian adolescents. Measures of diagnostic accuracy were calculated for defining characteristics, and Mantel--Haenszel analysis was used to identify related factors. The measures of diagnostic accuracy showed that the following defining…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nursing, Nurses, Clinical Diagnosis
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Hertz, Marci Feldman; Everett Jones, Sherry; Barrios, Lisa; David-Ferdon, Corinne; Holt, Melissa – Journal of School Health, 2015
Background: Childhood exposure to adverse experiences has been associated with adult asthma, smoking, sexually transmitted disease, obesity, substance use, depression, and sleep disturbances. Conceptualizing bullying as an adverse childhood experience, 2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) data were used to examine the relationship between…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Correlation, At Risk Persons
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Anderson, Laura M.; Aycock, Katherine E.; Mihalic, Caitlin A.; Kozlowski, Darcie J.; Detschner, Angela M. – Journal of School Nursing, 2013
The school environment is an ideal setting for healthy weight programming with adolescents. The federal government has reinforced the importance of school-based health promotion. The current study examined the preliminary influence of the 2006 school wellness policy requirement of the "Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act"…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Body Composition, Adolescents, Health Promotion
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Paek, Hye-Jin; Hove, Thomas; Oh, Hyun Jung – Journal of School Health, 2013
Background: In efforts to curb and prevent youth smoking, school tobacco policies have become an important and effective strategy. This study explores the degrees and types of tobacco-free school policy (TFSP) enforcement that are associated with adolescent smoking. Methods: A multilevel analysis was performed using 983 students who are nested in…
Descriptors: School Policy, Prevention, Smoking, Punishment
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McDermott, Michael J.; Drescher, Christopher F.; Smitherman, Todd A.; Tull, Matthew T.; Heiden, Laurie; Damon, John D.; Hight, Terry L.; Young, John – Substance Abuse, 2013
Background: Data are limited regarding the prevalence of substance use among adolescents in rural and ethnically diverse communities. This study examined rates and sociodemographic correlates of lifetime substance use among adolescents in Mississippi, a rural state that is the poorest in the country (21.3% poverty rate) and has the largest…
Descriptors: Incidence, Correlation, Substance Abuse, Rural Areas
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Seo, Dong-Chul; Lee, Chung Gun – Journal of School Health, 2012
Background: Schools and parents may play important roles in preventing childhood obesity by affecting children's behaviors related to energy balance. This study examined how school nutrition policy and parental control over children's eating and physical activity habits are associated with the children's overweight/obesity (hereafter overweight)…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Educational Environment, Obesity, Parent Role
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Soukup, Gregory J., Sr.; Henrich, Timothy W.; Barton-Weston, Heather M. – ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, 2010
Texas (USA) public schools require high school students to take one year of physical education to graduate. However, students can meet this requirement by participating on a state sanctioned athletic team for a year. The Texas Education Agency states the physical education curriculum should teach affective attitudes and values that will encourage…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletes, Test Theory, High School Students
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Flewelling, Robert L.; Austin, David; Hale, Kelly; LaPlante, Marcia; Liebig, Melissa; Piasecki, Linda; Uerz, Lori – Journal of Community Psychology, 2005
Despite the popularity and perceived potential effectiveness of community-based coalitions in helping to prevent and reduce adolescent substance use, empirical evidence supporting this approach is sparse. Many reasons have been suggested for why coalition-based prevention initiatives, and community-level interventions in general, have not…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Incidence, Prevention, At Risk Students