Gender (1 = female), Age, Time lived in the U.S.
Bicultural Involvement Questionnaire (Szapocznik, Kurtines, & Fernandez, 1980).
•Adolescent Latino Cultural Involvement (reliability = .89)
•Adolescent Non-Latino Cultural Involvement (reliability = .91)
•Adolescent Total Cultural Involvement – biculturalism
•Parent Latino Cultural Involvement (reliability = .89)
•Parent Non-Latino Cultural Involvement (reliability = .91)
•Parent Total Cultural Involvement – biculturalism
Language Use (one item with anchors “English all the time” to “Spanish all the time”)
•Familism (Gil, Wagner, and Vega, 2000; reliability = .91) – seven items assessed on a 5-point scale
•Perceived Discrimination Scale (Gil, Wagner, and Vega, 2000; reliability = .74)
•Parent-Adolescent Conflict Behavior Questionnaire – 20 (CBQ-20, Robin & Foster, 1989; reliability = .89) measures negative communication conflict within a parent-adolescent dyad, yes-no response format.
•Prosocial Friends – 10 items answered as true or false — a higher score signifies relationships with more pro-social friends. The scale reliability for this sample is .67.
•Child Behavior Checklist and Youth Self Report Outcomes (Achenbach, 1991)
•Internalizing Problems (reliability = .85)
•Externalizing Problems (reliability = .90)
•Self Esteem (Rosenberg, 1979) seven items on a 4-point scale: Reliability is .83
•Scales of marital, quality, satisfaction, and domestic violence
•Measures of adolescent and parent alcohol and drug use
•CDC YRBSS measures of adolescent suicidal ideation and attempts