Favorable Attitude Toward Problem Behavior

Peer/Individual Risk Factors
Favorable Attitudes Toward the Problem Behavior (Antisocial and AOD)
As children age and their peers begin to participate in problem behaviors, their attitudes toward those behaviors can become more accepting. This acceptance places them at higher risk.

Predictor
  • Substance Abuse
  • Delinquency
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • School Dropout
Indicators
  • PAYS Questions: Disapproval of Drug Use
  • PAYS Questions: Perceived Risk of Harm
  • PAYS Questions: Willingness to Try
  • PAYS Questions: Social Norm Questions
  • PAYS Risk Factor Scale Scores
Data for Favorable Attitudes Toward the Problem Behavior