Weapon carrying by youth: Risk factors and prevention

Citation

Kingery, Paul M.; Coggeshall, Mark B.; & Alford, Aaron A. (1999). Weapon carrying by youth: Risk factors and prevention. Education and Urban Society. vol. 31 (3) pp. 309-333

Abstract

Uses data from three national samples of youth to study weapon carrying in school. Analysis of odds ratios finds the following factors associated with increased likelihood of weapons carrying in school: (1) youth engaged in violence in the community; (2) drug abuse; and (3) community-related factors.

URL

https://doi.org/10.1177/0013124599031003004

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Education and Urban Society

Author(s)

Kingery, Paul M.
Coggeshall, Mark B.
Alford, Aaron A.

Year Published

1999

Volume Number

31

Issue Number

3

Pages

309-333

DOI

10.1177/0013124599031003004

Reference ID

10