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Adverse life events and delinquent behavior among Kenyan adolescents: a cross-sectional study on the protective role of parental monitoring, religiosity, and self-esteem

Overview of attention for article published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, August 2014
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Title
Adverse life events and delinquent behavior among Kenyan adolescents: a cross-sectional study on the protective role of parental monitoring, religiosity, and self-esteem
Published in
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, August 2014
DOI 10.1186/1753-2000-8-24
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Authors

Caroline W Kabiru, Patricia Elung’ata, Sanyu A Mojola, Donatien Beguy, Kabiru CW, Elung'ata P, Mojola SA, Beguy D

Abstract

Past research provides strong evidence that adverse life events heighten the risk of delinquent behavior among adolescents. Urban informal (slum) settlements in sub-Saharan Africa are marked by extreme adversity. However, the prevalence and consequences of adverse life events as well as protective factors that can mitigate the effects of exposure to these events in slum settlements is largely understudied. We examine two research questions. First, are adverse life events experienced at the individual and household level associated with a higher likelihood of delinquent behavior among adolescents living in two slums in Nairobi, Kenya? Second, are parental monitoring, religiosity, and self-esteem protective against delinquency in a context of high adversity?

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Ghana 1 1%
Unknown 67 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 20 29%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 11 16%
Researcher 6 9%
Student > Bachelor 4 6%
Other 11 16%
Unknown 5 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 20 29%
Social Sciences 19 28%
Medicine and Dentistry 12 18%
Arts and Humanities 3 4%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 4%
Other 5 7%
Unknown 6 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 25 September 2016.
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#4,106,857
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Outputs from Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health
#184
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Outputs of similar age
#51,896
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Outputs of similar age from Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health
#2
of 5 outputs
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