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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1993

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Home Economics

First Advisor

Diane Ostrander

Abstract

The purpose of this study, therefore, is to investigate at-risk behaviors among high school students. The areas of behavior researched as reported by high school students are drug use, smoking experience, alcohol consumption, first exposure to smoking and alcohol, sexual risk factors, and frequency of sexual activity when comparing across age, gender, ethnic group, and student's self perception of academic achievement levels.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Health behavior in adolescence
Teenagers -- Health risk assessment

Format

application/pdf

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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