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Risk Factors for Homicide

Risk Factors

Risk factors for violent behavior in youth include history of violent victimization, involvement with drugs, alcohol, or tobacco, low parental involvement, poor monitoring and supervision of children, involvement with gangs, low commitment to school and school failure, high concentrations of poor residents, and socially disorganized neighborhoods.[[br]] [[br]] ---- Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Injury Center: Violence Prevention, Youth Violence: Risk And Protective Factors: [http://www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention/youthviolence/riskprotectivefactors.html#1] (accessed 1/4/2017)

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Content updated: Fri, 26 May 2017 10:19:46 MDT