Health Indicator Report of Youth with a Caring and Supportive Relationship in the Family
Caring and supportive relationship in the family refer to the interactions between youth and parents or guardians that convey love, acceptance, and affirmation. Students who report high levels of this relationship are less likely to use alcohol, drugs, or tobacco; to be involved in violence; to experience suicidal ideation; or to engage in high risk sexual practices.
Youth With a Caring and Supportive Relationship in the Family by County, New Mexico, 2011
NotesThe Chaves county rate has been suppressed because the population sample was not representative of Chaves County.
Data SourceNew Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey, New Mexico Department of Health and Public Education Department.
DefinitionStudents in grades 9-12 who reported that they had a parent or some other adult in the home who was interested in their school work and who listened to them when they had something to say.
NumeratorStudents who responded positively to each of the following series of questions: How true do you feel these statements are for you? In my home, there is a parent or some other adult? ...who is interested in my school work. ...who listens to me when I have something to say.
DenominatorTotal number of students in grades 9-12 who responded to the questions above.
Other ObjectivesNew Mexico Community Health Status Indicator (CHSI)
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