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|Title:||Gambling and problem gambling prevalence among adolescents in Florida : a report to the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, Inc.|
|Authors:||Shapira, Nathan A.|
Ferguson, Mary Ann
Gold, Mark S.
|Keywords:||Teenage gamblers -- Florida;Gambling -- Florida;Compulsive gambling -- Florida;Compulsive gamblers -- Florida|
|Abstract:||This report presents the results of the first statewide survey in Florida to evaluate adolescent gambling participation and the prevalence of problem and pathological gambling in the State. The main purpose of this study is to examine the prevalence of gambling-related problems among adolescents 13 to 17 years of age, within the State of Florida. A secondary purpose is to identify the types of gambling causing the greatest difficulties for adolescents in the State and distinguishing characteristics among subpopulations within the State, such as by gender, ethnicity/race, and religion. Additional objectives include comparing Florida’s findings with national and state data and identifying other areas of interest related to problem gambling.|
|Description:||Permission granted to archive report in repository by Jennifer Campbell, Deputy Director, The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, Inc.|
|Appears in Collections:||Gambling Literature|
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