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  1. Fulltext. Weapon carrying among inner-city junior high school students : defensive behavior vs aggressive delinquency.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    The purpose of this study was to estimate associations between beliefs and experiences hypothetized to be related to weapon carrying among youths.

    Methods

    Students in two innercity junior high schools completed anonymous questionnaires.

    Logistic regression models were fit for having ever carried a weapon for protection or use in a fight and were stratified by sex and weapon type.

    Results

    Among males, 47% had carried knives and 25% had carried guns.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Arme à feu, Arme blanche, Epidémiologie, Comportement défensif, Agressivité, Délinquance, Adolescent, Homme, Washington, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Fire arm, Side arm, Epidemiology, Defensive behavior, Aggressiveness, Delinquency, Adolescent, Human, Washington, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0680272

    Code Inist : 002B18C04. Création : 09/06/1995.