Rebecca Stallings

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Many individuals contributed to the successful implementation of the Protecting the Next Generation project. The research design, instruments and analytic approaches were developed Uganda Bureau of Statistics. The authors thank the fieldwork team, including the supervisors and interviewers who conducted several data collection efforts. Panos Eastern Africa(More)
all from ORC Macro, for input into all facets of the survey design and coordinating the pretest, sample selection, training, fielding, and data editing and cleaning; colleagues from the National Statistical Office of the Government of Malawi, namely Charles Machinjili, Commissioner for Statistics , Mercy Kanyuka, Deputy Commissioner for Statistics , and(More)
Childhood predictors of adolescent offending careers were studied in 310 boys from the longitudinal Pittsburgh Youth Study who started offending prior to age 12. Three main groups were distinguished: serious persisters (n = 95), moderately serious persisters (n = 117), desisters (n = 63), and an intermittent group (n = 35). Group membership was predicted(More)
OBJECTIVE This article first summarizes key research findings from the Pittsburgh Youth Study from 1987 to the present, and focuses on delinquency in 1,517 young men who have been followed up from late childhood into their 20s. Second, the article addresses how indicators of self-control prospectively predict later offending, and whether the prediction(More)
Acknowledgments The authors thank the following colleagues for their comments and help in developing this report: This report is part of a larger project, conducted in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi and Uganda, entitled " Protecting the Next Generation: Understanding HIV Risk Among Youth. " The project was designed to contribute to the global fight against the(More)
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