Latino adolescents are one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the U.S.; by the year 2020, one in five adolescents will be Latino. Thus, it is increasingly important to protect the health and well-being of this population. Parent communication is one important protective factor for healthy youth development, yet limited information is available to understand how parent-adolescent communication is related to risky health behaviors among Latino youth.
Professional paper for the fulfillment of the Master of Public Policy degree.
The Influence of Parent-Adolescent Communication on the Risky Health Behaviors of Latino Youth in Minnesota.
Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
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