Gambling Risk Amongst Adolescents: Evidence from a School-Based Survey in the Malaysian Setting

@article{Sheela2015GamblingRA,
  title={Gambling Risk Amongst Adolescents: Evidence from a School-Based Survey in the Malaysian Setting},
  author={Pannir Selvam Sheela and W Q W Choo and Li Ying Goh and Christina Phoay Lay Tan},
  journal={Journal of Gambling Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={32},
  pages={643-659}
}
There has been emerging evidence regarding gambling experiences of young people in Asia recently, but to date, none in Malaysia. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of gambling, and to identify individual, familial and high-risk behaviours factors among Malaysian adolescents. A cross-sectional study was conducted over 4 months at randomly selected secondary schools in Seremban in Negeri Sembilan state. A total of 2265 self-administered, anonymous questionnaires were distributed to the… CONTINUE READING