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Research highlight

Within-Person Variability in Firearm Carriage among High-Risk Youth

Visual graphic of Flint Youth Injury study data detailing factors that increase or decrease odds of firearm carriage
Youth who carry firearms—and peers that surround them—are at increased risk for violent injuries. Because firearm carriage behaviors can change over time within an individual, it is important to identify individual and social-contextual determinants that explain this within-person variability in carriage. In recent research, Assistant Professor Rebeccah Sokol analyzed Flint Youth Injury Study data to identify individual and social-contextual determinants of firearm carriage in individuals aged 14-24 years.
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The Center for Social Work Research provides access to a range of resources for faculty, students, and community members.  In the boxes below you can explore our faculty research, student research, and resources to support learning and faculty scholarship.

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