Multiple identification and risks: examination of peer factors across multiracial and single-race youth.

@article{Choi2012MultipleIA,
  title={Multiple identification and risks: examination of peer factors across multiracial and single-race youth.},
  author={Yoonsun Choi and Michael He and Todd I. Herrenkohl and Richard F. Catalano and John W Toumbourou},
  journal={Journal of youth and adolescence},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 7},
  pages={847-62}
}
Multiracial youth are thought to be more vulnerable to peer-related risk factors than are single-race youth. However, there have been surprisingly few well-designed studies on this topic. This study empirically investigated the extent to which multiracial youth are at higher risk for peer influenced problem behavior. Data are from a representative and longitudinal sample of youth from Washington State (N = 1,760, mean age = 14.13, 50.9% girls). Of those in the sample, 225 youth self-identified… CONTINUE READING