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Bowman Heads, Angela M.; Glover, Angel M.; Castillo, Linda G.; Blozis, Shelley; Kim, Su Yeong – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: To examine ethnic identity and ethnic socialization as potential protective factors for risk behaviors among US college students. Participants: Participants were 398 African American and Afro-Caribbean students recruited from 30 colleges and universities during September 2008-October 2009. Methods: Data on hazardous alcohol use,…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Substance Abuse, Drug Use, Risk
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White Hughto, Jaclyn M.; Biello, Katie B.; Reisner, Sari L.; Perez-Brumer, Amaya; Heflin, Katherine J.; Mimiaga, Matthew J. – Journal of School Health, 2016
Background: Differences in sexual health-related outcomes by sexual behavior and identity remain underinvestigated among bisexual female adolescents. Methods: Data from girls (N?=?875) who participated in the Massachusetts Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance survey were analyzed. Weighted logistic regression models were fit to examine sexual and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Health Behavior, Risk, Sexual Orientation
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Turpin, Rodman; Boekeloo, Bradley; Dyer, Typhanye – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
Heterosexual adolescents with same-sex sexual partners may be at increased risk for psychological distress from victimization; this may lead to suicidality. We tested if sexual identity modified the association between bullying at school and suicide planning among adolescents with the same-sex sexual partners. We sampled 924 youth with same-sex…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Correlation, Bullying, Psychological Patterns
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Gordon, Allegra R.; Conron, Kerith J.; Calzo, Jerel P.; White, Matthew T.; Reisner, Sari L.; Austin, S. Bryn – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Young people may experience school-based violence and bullying victimization related to their gender expression, independent of sexual orientation identity. However, the associations between gender expression and bullying and violence have not been examined in racially and ethnically diverse population-based samples of high school…
Descriptors: High School Students, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Harassment, Violence
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Harper, Christopher R.; Clayton, Heather B.; Andrzejewski, Jack; Johns, Michelle M. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
Limited information exists on heterosexual youth with sexual contact with same-sex partners in the United States (i.e., discordant heterosexual). We compared the prevalence of health risks between discordant heterosexual, heterosexual with only opposite-sex sexual contact, lesbian/gay, and bisexual students using the 2015 national Youth Risk…
Descriptors: High School Students, Sexuality, Homosexuality, Health Behavior
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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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Taliaferro, Lindsay A.; Gloppen, Kari M.; Muehlenkamp, Jennifer J.; Eisenberg, Marla E. – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2018
To address gaps in the literature on bisexual youth, we used the first nationally representative sample of high school students from the United States to determine profiles of behaviors related to depressive symptoms, a suicide attempt, and a medically-serious attempt. We examined the data from 922 bisexual students in grades 9-12 who completed…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Homosexuality, High School Students, Depression (Psychology)
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Jordan, Jeffrey W.; Stalgaitis, Carolyn A.; Charles, John; Madden, Patrick A.; Radhakrishnan, Anjana G.; Saggese, Daniel – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Purpose: Peer crowds are macro-level subcultures that share similarities across geographic areas. Over the past decade, dozens of studies have explored the association between adolescent peer crowds and risk behaviors, and how they can inform public health efforts. However, despite the interest, researchers have not yet reported on crowd size and…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Peer Groups, Health Behavior, At Risk Persons
Kann, Laura; Olsen, Emily O'Malley; McManus, Tim; Harris, William A.; Shanklin, Shari L.; Flint, Katherine H.; Queen, Barbara; Lowry, Richard; Chyen, David; Whittle, Lisa; Thornton, Jemekia; Lim, Connie; Yamakawa, Yoshimi; Brener, Nancy; Zaza, Stephanie – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016
Problem: Sexual identity and sex of sexual contacts can both be used to identify sexual minority youth. Significant health disparities exist between sexual minority and nonsexual minority youth. However, not enough is known about health-related behaviors that contribute to negative health outcomes among sexual minority youth and how the prevalence…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, High School Students, Risk, National Surveys
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Schwartz, Seth J.; Weisskirch, Robert S.; Zamboanga, Byron L.; Castillo, Linda G.; Ham, Lindsay S.; Huynh, Que-Lam; Park, Irene J. K.; Donovan, Roxanne; Kim, Su Yeong; Vernon, Michael; Davis, Matthew J.; Cano, Miguel A. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2011
In the present study, we examined a bidimensional model of acculturation (which includes both heritage and U.S. practices, values, and identifications) in relation to hazardous alcohol use, illicit drug use, unsafe sexual behavior, and impaired driving. A sample of 3,251 first- and second-generation immigrant students from 30 U.S. colleges and…
Descriptors: College Students, Acculturation, Drug Abuse, Drinking
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Selvi, B. Tamil; Thangarajathi, S. – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2010
All teenagers take risks as a normal part of growing up. Risk-taking is the tool an adolescent uses to define and develop his or her identity, and healthy risk-taking is a valuable experience. Healthy adolescent risk-taking behaviors which tend to have a positive impact on an adolescent's development can include participation in sports, the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Metacognition, Youth Problems, Youth Opportunities
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Mittleman, Joel – Educational Researcher, 2018
Sexual minorities' risk for exclusionary discipline is a commonly cited indicator of the challenges that these students face. The current study addresses this issue by introducing a new data source for research on sexual minority students: the Fragile Families and Childhood Wellbeing Study. In this geographically diverse, population-based sample,…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Discipline, Homosexuality, Social Bias
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Poteat, V. Paul; Scheer, Jillian R.; Chong, Eddie S. K. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
There is little data on whether school discipline or juvenile justice sanctions are directed disproportionately toward sexual minority youth (e.g., lesbian, gay, bisexual, or questioning; LGBQ) compared with heterosexual youth and even less on factors that may relate to such disparities. We tested for sexual orientation-based disparities in school…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Juvenile Justice, Comparative Analysis, Discipline
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Quinn, Katherine; Ertl, Allison – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2015
This study explores the characteristics and risk behaviors of sexual minority high school students using the 2011 Wisconsin Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Among 3,043┬ástudents surveyed, 8% of students identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or unsure, and 7% reported having contact with same-sex partners. Findings indicate sexual minority students…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, At Risk Students, Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality
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Craig, Shelley L.; Smith, Mark S. – Youth & Society, 2014
Sexual minority youth are known to face increased risk of poor school performance; however, little research has focused on the educational experiences of multiethnic sexual minority youth (MSMY) in particular. Using venue-based sampling approaches, this study surveyed 255 MSMY at 15 urban high schools. The majority of participants identified as…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Urban Schools, At Risk Students, High School Students