School performance, peer association, psychological and behavioral adjustments: a comparison between Chinese adolescents with and without siblings.

@article{Liu2010SchoolPP,
  title={School performance, peer association, psychological and behavioral adjustments: a comparison between Chinese adolescents with and without siblings.},
  author={R. X. Liu and Wei Lin and Zeng-yin Chen},
  journal={Journal of adolescence},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={411-7}
}
We test theoretically informed hypotheses using survey reports of adolescents attending three middle schools in the outskirts of Fuzhou, Fujian, China. Results yielded by regression analyses are quite consistent with the hypothesized relationships, that is, Chinese singleton adolescents are more likely to anticipate going to college than non-singleton adolescents. Further, singletons are more associated with conventional peers and they report better adjustments both psychologically and… CONTINUE READING