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    • Impact of family abuse on running away, deviance, and street victimization among homeless rural and urban youth 

      Thrane, Lisa E.; Hoyt, Danny R.; Whitbeck, Les B.; Yoder, Kevin A. (Pergamon, 2006-10)
      Various demographic and familial risk factors have been linked to runaway behavior. To date, there has not been a systematic investigation of the impact of size of community on runaway behavior. This study will compare ...
    • Impact of running away on girls' pregnancy 

      Thrane, Lisa E.; Chen, Xiaojin (Academic Press, 2011-07-25)
      This study assessed the impact of running away on pregnancy in the subsequent year among U.S. adolescents. We also investigated interactions between running away and sexual assault, romance, and school disengagement. ...
    • Impact of running away on girls' sexual onset 

      Thrane, Lisa E.; Chen, Xiaojin (Elsevier, 2010-01)
      The purpose of this study is to longitudinally examine the impact of running away on sexual onset, and to determine the 12-month prevalence of sexual onset among runaway females.
    • The influence of running away on the risk of female sexual assault in the subsequent year 

      Thrane, Lisa E.; Yoder, Kevin A.; Chen, Xiaojin (Springer Publishing Company, 2011)
      This study explores the sexual risk trajectories of female youths and sheds light on the long-term effects of running away. It evaluates whether running away increases the risk of sexual assault in the following year, which ...
    • Precursors of running away during adolescence: do peers matter? 

      Chen, Xiaojin; Thrane, Lisa E.; Adams, Michele (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
      Although peer influence is a salient predictor of delinquency, how it operates in the etiology of runaway behavior is not fully understood. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, this study ...