Risk Factors for Gambling Problems: An Analysis by Gender

@article{Hing2015RiskFF,
  title={Risk Factors for Gambling Problems: An Analysis by Gender},
  author={Nerilee Hing and Alex M. T. Russell and Barry Tolchard and Lia Nower},
  journal={Journal of Gambling Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={32},
  pages={511 - 534}
}
Differences in problem gambling rates between males and females suggest that associated risk factors vary by gender. Previous combined analyses of male and female gambling may have obscured these distinctions. This study aimed to develop separate risk factor models for gambling problems for males and for females, and identify gender-based similarities and differences. It analysed data from the largest prevalence study in Victoria Australia (N = 15,000). Analyses determined factors… 
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