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Religious Background and Gambling Among Young Adults in the United States

Religious Background and Gambling Among Young Adults in the United States

Abstract
Despite the rapid growth of the gambling industry over the last 40 years, there have been few large-scale, nationally representative longitudinal studies of gambling among young adults. We use data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health to investigate whether and how the gambling behavior of young adults is associated with their religious beliefs and
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