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  • Behavior
  • The files contained in this component of the Add Health project are from the Adolescent Health and Academic Achievement (AHAA) study and provide an opportunity to examine the effects of education on adolescent behavior, academic achievement, and cognitive and psychosocial development in the 1990s. (umich.edu)
  • RESULTS: Parent-family connectedness and perceived school connectedness were protective against every health risk behavior measure except history of pregnancy. (unc.edu)
  • Community-level data include density and proximity to recreational facilities, land use patterning, population, economic, climate, and crime statistics, which are linked spatially and temporally to individual-level Add Health behavior and health outcome data. (umich.edu)
  • The Add Health study was launched as a national school-based survey of adolescent behavior during 1994. (unc.edu)
  • Within the lesbian family sample, no Child Behavior Checklist differences were found among adolescent offspring who were conceived by known, as-yet-unknown, and permanently unknown donors or between offspring whose mothers were still together and offspring whose mothers had separated. (aappublications.org)
  • These unique results show that homophily and heterophily obtain on a genetic (indeed, an allelic) level, which has implications for the study of population genetics and social behavior. (pnas.org)
  • Based on Jessor's theory (1987) the comparability of a second-order problem behavior model (SPBM) was investigated across gender and grade-level among adolescents. (ed.gov)
  • contexts
  • The AHAA data provides indicators of (1) educational achievement, (2) course taking patterns, (3) curricular exposure, and (4) educational contexts within and between schools, all of which can be linked to the Add Health survey data. (umich.edu)
  • 1 Social networking sites can provide valuable opportunities for adolescents to explore novel aspects of social discourse and expand social contexts. (aappublications.org)
  • 1994
  • Add Health Wave I data collection took place between September 1994 and December 1995, and included both an in-school questionnaire and in-home interview. (umich.edu)
  • Initiated in 1994 and supported by three program project grants from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) with co-funding from 23 other federal agencies and foundations, Add Health is the largest, most comprehensive longitudinal survey of adolescents ever undertaken. (thearda.com)
  • youth
  • This survey was followed up in 1995 by an in-home interview of the study youth and a principal caregiver (typically mother). (unc.edu)
  • They include African-American youth from higher status families, Chinese youth, Cuban and Puerto Rican adolescents, and siblings of varying relationships - twins, full siblings, half siblings, unrelated adolescents who live together. (unc.edu)
  • Former foster youth appear to have a higher risk of multiple chronic health conditions, beyond that which is associated with economic insecurity. (aappublications.org)
  • Youth in foster care are at higher risk of health problems at entrance and during their stays in care. (aappublications.org)
  • This is the first prospective study to our knowledge demonstrating that former foster youth are at higher risk of chronic health problems than economically secure and insecure general population young adults. (aappublications.org)
  • Foster youth are an understudied population with high rates of chronic and untreated health conditions, both upon entrance into and while in foster care. (aappublications.org)
  • peer
  • With these data, the study can investigate peer network cultures and their influence on life choices, activities, and pathways. (unc.edu)
  • substance
  • OBJECTIVE: To identify risk and protective factors at the family, school, and individual levels as they relate to 4 domains of adolescent health and morbidity: emotional health, violence, substance use, and sexuality. (unc.edu)
  • impact
  • Sign up for Insight Alerts highlighting editor-chosen studies with the greatest impact on clinical care. (aappublications.org)
  • the impact of extended FC on other types of physical health problems in this population has not been studied. (aappublications.org)
  • Information on the impact that decriminalization and legalization of marijuana could have on adolescents, in addition to concerns surrounding medicinal use of marijuana, are also addressed in this report. (aappublications.org)
  • Harris
  • Kathleen Mullan Harris, a fellow at the Carolina Population Center, is the principal investigator of the Add Health study, which is funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). (unc.edu)
  • results
  • Browse 114 concepts used in the study of religion, review how survey researchers measured them in the past, and quickly compare the results of more than 7,600 survey questions. (thearda.com)
  • activities
  • Prior research suggests that there is a positive relationship between an adolescent's participation in structured extracurricular activities and well-being in a variety of domains, and some research indicates that these relationships may be dependent on the type of activities in which adolescents participate. (ed.gov)
  • choose
  • Some adolescents choose to post provocative images or sexual utterances that can inadvertently signal an interest in, or a readiness for, sexual discourse. (aappublications.org)
  • care
  • this study suggested that adults with foster care experience had higher odds of a physical health problem than those who had never been in foster care. (aappublications.org)