Effects of neighborhood social and structural characteristics on intra-ethnic disparities in youth violence among latinos
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe differences in risk for moderate and severe violent behaviors across multiple Latino ethnic subgroups. Evaluate the relative contribution of characteristics across multiple neighborhood domains previously linked to violent behaviors in the general literature. Identify differences and similarities of effects among Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and other Latino youth.
Keyword(s): Adolescents, Violence
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am in the main investigator of this study and conducted data analysis and interpretation of results. I have also taught courses on womenâs health and womenâs reproductive health, delivered guest lectures on youth violence among Latino populations, adolescent health behaviors, acculturation, health disparities, and violence against women.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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