Health-risk behaviors and protective factors among adolescents with mobility impairments and learning and emotional disabilities.

@article{Blum2001HealthriskBA,
  title={Health-risk behaviors and protective factors among adolescents with mobility impairments and learning and emotional disabilities.},
  author={Robert Wm Blum and Annette M Kelly and Marjorie Ireland},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={481-90}
}
PURPOSE To identify the risk involvement of three groups of young people with disabilities relative to a comparison group: mobility impairments, learning disabilities, and emotional disabilities. Protective factors are explored to identify which individual, family, and school factors are associated with diminished risk. METHODS Analyses are based on the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), a nationally representative sample of 20,780 seventh- through 12(th)-grade… CONTINUE READING