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Document type: Grey Literature
Document language: English
Uploaded By: Csilla Kaposvari (cskaposvari)
Date Uploaded: 2012/07/12 18:10:27.468 GMT+2
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Authors: Várnai, D., Örkényi, Á., Kökönyei, Gy. Németh,Á.,Páll, G.,Aszmann, A., Balogh,Á.
Journal Name/Article: National Institute of Child Health, Hungary
Published on Date: 2005
Funding source project: state


Aim:to investigate drug consumption habits and its correlates of 15-18 year old young people living in institutional care

Institutional care profile:

children’s home: at least 12 at most 40 children, larger educational institutions, more traditional

foster home: at most 12 children in a house, more family like environment

The study was carried out in 2003 by colleagues of public health departments

Sample size: N=1008 (48 state institutions)

mean age 16,52 (sd:1,02)

gender: 53,8% boys, 46,2% girls

ethnics: 36,1% considered themselves gipsy, 62,5% Hungarian, 1,4% other

Method:anonym, self administered questionnaire

Topics:family, peer relations, school climate, bullying, risk behaviour (according to ESPAD study), subjective health, children’s rights, life satisfaction

Scales applied:Child Behaviour Checklist (CLCB) Deviance, Psychology Immune System Questionnaire, Child Depression Inventory, Rosenberg Self Esteem, Life Satisfaction, Psychological and Somatic Symptoms

Riche Classification

Demography: All , 15-18 years , Adolescent (under 18 years) ,
Population Groups: Children in care but supervised at home , Children whose home is in other residential institutions ,
Child Related Topics: Research projects using children as subjects , Foster care , Children’s homes ,
Health issues, determinants and measures: Drug prevention , Emotional and personal aspects , Support and relationships ,
Languages and Geographical Perspective: Hungary , English , Hungarian ,
Study type / scale / state of progress / setting: Cross sectional study , Secondary analysis of statistics , Institution , National , Completed and published , Professional research ,