Trends and socioeconomic correlates of adolescent physical fighting in 30 countries.

  title={Trends and socioeconomic correlates of adolescent physical fighting in 30 countries.},
  author={William Pickett and Michal Molcho and Frank J. Elgar and Fiona Brooks and Margaretha E de Looze and Katharina Rathmann and Tom F. M. ter Bogt and Saoirse Nic Gabhainn and Dagmar Sigmundov{\'a} and Margarida Gaspar de Matos and Wendy Craig and Sophie D. Walsh and Yossi Harel-Fisch and Candace Currie},
  volume={131 1},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES No recent international studies provide evidence about its prevalence, trends, or social determinants of physical fighting in adolescents. We studied cross-national epidemiologic trends over time in the occurrence of frequent physical fighting, demographic variations in reported trends, and national wealth and income inequality as correlates. METHODS Cross-sectional surveys were administered in school settings in 2002, 2006, and 2010. Participants (N = 493874… CONTINUE READING
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