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Population change in North Dakota, especially in the western counties, is highly influenced by the oil and gas economy.
“Giving rope and pulling it back”: Parental dilemmas to prevent adolescent substance use
Shweta Arpit Srivastava (formerly Shweta Sharma) is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Communication at North Dakota State University. Dr. Ann Burnett is a Professor of Communication and Director of Women and Gender Studies at North Dakota State University.
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Highlighting measures focusing on population, household, social, and economic characteristics for each of the 47 districts in North Dakota.
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