alexa The levels and patterns of resilience among male street children in Dhaka City.


Tropical Medicine & Surgery

Author(s): Sayem AM, Kidd SA, Sayem AM, Kidd SA

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Abstract Abstract This study was carried out to identify the factors affecting resilience among street children. The study used a convenience sample of 366 male street children aged 14-17 years in Dhaka City, Bangladesh. The levels of resilience among the street children were mostly moderately low-low (54.1\%), followed by low (29.0\%), and moderately high-high resilience (16.9\%). Multinomial logistic regression analyses indicated that the pre-street factors of education, economic constraint in the family, as well as experiencing and witnessing domestic violence were associated with resilience, with associated street characteristics being drug abuse, experiencing and witnessing violence on street, access to prevention services, and political involvement. This article was published in Int J Adolesc Med Health and referenced in Tropical Medicine & Surgery

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