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Adolescents in Public HousingAddressing Psychological and Behavioral Health$
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Von Nebbitt

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231148580

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231148580.001.0001

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Methodology and Procedures

Methodology and Procedures

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(p.53) 4 Methodology and Procedures
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Adolescents in Public Housing
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Von E. Nebbitt

Taqi M. Tirmazi

Tarek Zidan

Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231148580.003.0004

From spring 2005 through summer 2008, cross-sectional data were collected from 898 African American adolescents living in public housing developments in four large US cities: New York City (Queens), North Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Washington, DC. This chapter explains the methodology and procedures used to conduct this study. First, it describes the process for community engagement. Second, it explains the research protocol and provides a brief description of the sample. Third, it describes all measures used to collect data, including scoring information and psychometric properties where applicable. Finally, it discusses each housing development, including the socioeconomic and demographic characteristics of each research site.

Keywords:   African American adolescents, public housing developments, community engagement, minority youths

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