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Correlates of Weapon Carrying in School among Adolescents in Three Countries

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Objectives: To determine the factors associated with weapon carrying in school among Czech, Russian, and US adolescents. Methods: Logistic regression was used to analyze data drawn from the Social and Health Assessment (SAHA). Results: Violent behavior (perpetration / victimization) was linked to adolescent weapon carrying in all countries. Substance use was associated with weapon carrying among boys in all countries. Greater parental warmth reduced the odds for weapon carrying among Czech and Russian adolescents. Associating with delinquent peers was important for weapon carrying only among US adolescents. Conclusions: Factors associated with weapon carrying in school vary among countries although violent behavior and substance use may be associated with weapon carrying across countries.
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Keywords: ADOLESCENT; CZECH REPUBLIC; RUSSIA; UNITED STATES; WEAPON CARRYING

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Stockholm Center on Health of Societies in Transition (SCOHOST), Södertörn University, Huddinge, Sweden. [email protected] 2: Research and Development Unit, Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu, Fundació Sant Joan de Déu, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain 3: Regional Center for Child and Youth Mental Health and Child Welfare, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway 4: Institute of Psychology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno, Czech Republic 5: Department of Child Psychiatry, Charles University Second Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic 6: Child Study Center, Yale University Medical School, New Haven, CT, USA 7: Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Division of Neuroscience, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Publication date: January 1, 2015

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