Violence and Racial Discrimination in South African Youth: Profiles of a Continuum of Exposure | K Sanders-Phillips, W Kliewer | Journal of Child and Family Studies

In high-violence countries with limited resources, it can be difficult to identify youth who are at greatest risk for poor health outcomes due to violence exposure. Profile analysis can help achieve this goal by identifying at-risk groups based on multi-variable patterns, especially if the indicators of violence exposure are sensitive enough to identify most of the youth who are at-risk for poor health, but specific enough to identify subpopulations of youth who might benefit most from intervention programs.

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