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Unpublished Paper
Estudio sobre el Comportamiento y Salud en los Jóvenes Escolares de la República Dominicana: Resultados de 2009
(2010)
  • Juan B. Peña, Washington University in St Louis
  • Elián P. Cabrera-Nguyen, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Diana Chaves, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Rosa Fernández
Abstract
This scientific report on risk behaviors among adolescents in the Dominican Republic (DR) was prepared for the DR Ministry of Education. The study used a stratified cluster design of public high schools in the DR with sample weights. The questionnaire included items from the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Results of this nationally representative survey were presented to a delegation from the DR Ministry of Education at Washington University's Brown School. This report was also presented at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo. Dr. Juan Peña, assistant professor at Washington University's Brown School, was the PI and is listed as first author. Subsequent authors are listed alphabetically; contribution was equal.
Keywords
  • Dominican Republic,
  • adolescents,
  • health,
  • mental health,
  • risk behavior,
  • YRBS
Publication Date
2010
Citation Information
Juan B. Peña, Elián P. Cabrera-Nguyen, Diana Chaves and Rosa Fernández. "Estudio sobre el Comportamiento y Salud en los Jóvenes Escolares de la República Dominicana: Resultados de 2009" (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/elian_cabrera/6/