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Blitstein, Jonathan L.; Murray, David M.; Lytle, Leslie A.; Birnbaum, Amanda S.; Perry, Cheryl L. – Health Education & Behavior, 2005
The authors assessed a cohort of 2,335 students from the Minneapolis, Minnesota, area to identify predictors of violent behavior and to determine whether the predictors varied by gender. The sample was 76% White; boys and girls were equally represented. The majority lived with two parents. A measure of violent behavior collected at the end of the…
Descriptors: Violence, Females, Early Adolescents, Gender Differences
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Komro, Kelli A.; Perry, Cheryl L.; Veblen-Mortenson, Sara; Stigler, Melissa H.; Bosma, Linda M.; Munson, Karen A.; Farbakhsh, Kian – Health Education & Behavior, 2004
The objectives of this study were to examine outcomes of the Minnesota D.A.R.E. Plus Project on violence-related behaviors among middle school students and mediation analyses that test how the intervention was effective in reducing physical and verbal violence. Twenty-four schools were randomly assigned to the D.A.R.E. middle school curriculum,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Violence, Females, Males