[Exposure to violence among adolescents in a low-income community in the northeast of Brazil].

@article{Moreira2013ExposureTV,
  title={[Exposure to violence among adolescents in a low-income community in the northeast of Brazil].},
  author={Deborah Pedrosa Moreira and Luiza Vieira and Augediva Maria Juc{\'a} Pordeus and Samira Valentim Gama Lira and Geisy Lanne Muniz Luna and Juliana Guimar{\~a}es e Silva and Maria de F{\'a}tima Antero de Sousa Machado},
  journal={Ciencia & saude coletiva},
  year={2013},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={
          1273-82
        }
}
This a cross-sectional study made in Fortaleza, Ceará, 2009, which included 458 teenagers and analyzed their exposure to violence, describing their access to weapons, alcohol abuse, illegal drug use and their self-esteem by investigating their socio-economic, school and family characteristics and exposure to the phenomenon. A questionnaire and/or structured interviews were used for data collection, and analysis involved Pearson's chi-square test, with 95% reliability. Of the 458 participants… CONTINUE READING

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