CitationYun, Ilhong & Hwang, EuiGab (2011). A study of occasional and intensive weapon carrying among adolescents using a nationally representative sample. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. vol. 9 (4) pp. 366-382
AbstractThis study employed the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescents (Add Health) data, a nationally representative sample of adolescents. The focus of the study was to examine whether similar risk factors underlie both occasional and intensive adolescent weapon carrying. Multinomial logistic regression analyses revealed that the characteristics of the two types of weapon carriers are largely overlapping but with some disparities. In addition, this study revealed a strong effect of prior victimization on the probability of weapon carrying, employing a victimization measure that included only serious and violent victimization experiences.
Reference TypeJournal Article
Journal TitleYouth Violence and Juvenile Justice