This proposal highlights the importance of friends and romantic partners in the lives of adolescents. It explores the formation of friend pairs and romantic pairs, and how the composition of these pairs affects the subsequent events in the pair relationship. It explores the influence of the pair relationship on the health behavior and sexual behavior of members of the pair. It examines how the distribution of social characteristics in schools affects pair formation and the course of pair relationships. This proposal capitalizes on the central design features of the project that (1) identify friend pairs and romantic partners, (2) maximize the probability that both pair members will be in the study and provide behavioral data, and (3) match the data provided by pair members. The study uses data provided by pairs for a methodological analysis of the reliability and validity of responses about sensitive behaviors.

Project Start
2000-08-01
Project End
2001-01-31
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
7
Fiscal Year
2000
Total Cost
$101,624
Indirect Cost
Name
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Department
Type
DUNS #
078861598
City
Chapel Hill
State
NC
Country
United States
Zip Code
27599
de la Vega, RocĂ­o; Groenewald, Cornelius; Bromberg, Maggie H et al. (2018) Chronic pain prevalence and associated factors in adolescents with and without physical disabilities. Dev Med Child Neurol 60:596-601
Eitle, David; Eitle, Tamela McNulty (2018) Obesity, Overweightness, and Depressive Symptomology Among American Indian Youth. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 5:1305-1314
Domingue, Benjamin W; Belsky, Daniel W; Fletcher, Jason M et al. (2018) The social genome of friends and schoolmates in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 115:702-707
Jeanne, Thomas L; Hooker, Elizabeth R; Nguyen, Thuan et al. (2018) High birth weight modifies association between adolescent physical activity and cardiometabolic health in women and not men. Prev Med 108:29-35
Fish, Jessica N; Pollitt, Amanda M; Schulenberg, John E et al. (2018) Measuring alcohol use across the transition to adulthood: Racial/ethnic, sexual identity, and educational differences. Addict Behav 77:193-202
Guzzo, Karen Benjamin; Hayford, Sarah R (2018) Adolescent Reproductive and Contraceptive Knowledge and Attitudes and Adult Contraceptive Behavior. Matern Child Health J 22:32-40
Pollard, Michael S; Tucker, Joan S; Green, Harold D et al. (2018) Adolescent peer networks and the moderating role of depressive symptoms on developmental trajectories of cannabis use. Addict Behav 76:34-40
King, Valarie; Boyd, Lisa M; Pragg, Brianne (2018) Parent-Adolescent Closeness, Family Belonging, and Adolescent Well-Being Across Family Structures. J Fam Issues 39:2007-2036
Goings, Trenette Clark; Hidalgo, Sebastian Teran; Howard, Matthew O (2018) Cigarette-smoking trajectories of monoracial and biracial Blacks: Testing the intermediate hypothesis. Am J Orthopsychiatry 88:354-362
Andrea, Sarah B; Messer, Lynne C; Marino, Miguel et al. (2018) Associations of Tipped and Untipped Service Work With Poor Mental Health in a Nationally Representative Cohort of Adolescents Followed Into Adulthood. Am J Epidemiol 187:2177-2185

Showing the most recent 10 out of 1305 publications