Peer activity in the evenings and participation in aggressive and problem behaviors.

@article{Gage2005PeerAI,
  title={Peer activity in the evenings and participation in aggressive and problem behaviors.},
  author={Julia C. Gage and Mary D. Overpeck and Tonja R Nansel and Michael D. Kogan},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={517}
}
PURPOSE Low adult supervision during the after-school hours has been associated with numerous problem behaviors among youth. We examined the extent to which this relationship pertains to the evening hours and aggressive behaviors. METHODS Cross-sectional self-report data were obtained from a nationally representative sample of 14,818 youth in grades 6-10 in the 2001-2002 Health Behaviors of School-aged Children Survey. The relationship between spending evenings out with friends and… CONTINUE READING