Gambling and other risk behaviors among 8th- to 12th-grade students.

@article{Proimos1998GamblingAO,
  title={Gambling and other risk behaviors among 8th- to 12th-grade students.},
  author={Jenny Proimos and Robert H Durant and Janet Pierce and Elizabeth Goodman},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1998},
  volume={102 2},
  pages={e23}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the associations between a self-reported history of gambling or problems related to gambling and health risk behaviors in adolescence. DESIGN An anonymous risk behavior survey was administered to 21 297 8th- through 12th-grade students in 79 public and private schools in Vermont. Gambling or problems related to gambling were the outcome variables of interest. Demographic variables and 13 target risk behaviors related to substance use, sexual activity, and violence were… CONTINUE READING