Exposure to Community Violence Among Low-Income African American Youth in Chicago: A Latent Class Analysis.

@article{Voisin2017ExposureTC,
  title={Exposure to Community Violence Among Low-Income African American Youth in Chicago: A Latent Class Analysis.},
  author={Dexter R Voisin and Dong Ha Kim and Lynn Murphy Michalopoulos and Sadiq Patel},
  journal={Violence and victims},
  year={2017},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={
          1116-1132
        }
}
African American youth are exposed to some of the highest rates of exposure to community violence. However, few studies have explored factors related to exposures and various subtypes of exposures to community violence (i.e., no exposure, witnessing only and being a witness/victim). Among a matched sample of 129 African American youth and their caregivers, no exposure to community violence was correlated with being heterosexual versus being a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT… CONTINUE READING