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Do 'good values' lead to 'good' health-behaviours? Longitudinal associations between young people's values and later substance-use

Robert Young* and Patrick West

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MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK

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BMC Public Health 2010, 10:165  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-165

Published: 26 March 2010

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Supplementary supporting material. Contains 2 figures; figure 1a locates specific items within the Schwartz value model; figure 1b provides a simplified model of Schwartz's circumplex model. Box 1 contains a broad introduction to the Schwartz model and a summary of its 10 values and typical items used in their measurement. Table 1 shows the factor loadings of the 32 items after varimax factor analysis in relation to an 8 factor solution.

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Questionnaire items. List of 32 items on opinions and beliefs used in the factor analysis.

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