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Adolescent Expectations of Early Death Predict Adult Risk Behaviors

  • Quynh C. Nguyen mail,

    qu.nguyen @neu.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

    Current address: Institute on Urban Health Research, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Andres Villaveces,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Stephen W. Marshall,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Jon M. Hussey,

    Affiliations: Department of Maternal and Child Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Carolyn T. Halpern,

    Affiliations: Department of Maternal and Child Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Charles Poole

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Published: August 01, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0041905

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 06 Aug 2012 at 20:30 GMT

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

quynh_nguyen replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 14 Aug 2012 at 14:39 GMT

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No competing interests declared.

RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

quynh_nguyen replied to quynh_nguyen on 14 Aug 2012 at 18:39 GMT

Competing interest was left out of the last post: Quynh Nguyen is first author of the study.

Competing interests declared: Quynh Nguyen is first author of the study.