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Design and methods of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study
The cumulative, population-based data generated over time by the PATH Study will contribute to the evidence base to inform FDA's regulatory mission under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act and efforts to reduce the Nation's burden of tobacco-related death and disease.
Effect of viewing smoking in movies on adolescent smoking initiation: a cohort study
Risk Factors for Exclusive E-Cigarette Use and Dual E-Cigarette Use and Tobacco Use in Adolescents
- T. Wills, Rebecca Knight, Rebecca J. Williams, I. Pagano, J. Sargent
- Medicine, PsychologyPediatrics
- 1 January 2015
A US adolescent sample with one of the largest prevalence rates of e-cigarette only use and dual use in the existing literature raises the possibility that e-cigarettes are recruiting medium-risk adolescents, who otherwise would be less susceptible to tobacco product use.
Progression to Traditional Cigarette Smoking After Electronic Cigarette Use Among US Adolescents and Young Adults.
- B. Primack, S. Soneji, M. Stoolmiller, M. Fine, J. Sargent
- Medicine, PsychologyJAMA pediatrics
- 1 November 2015
Using e-cigarettes at baseline was associated with progression to traditional cigarette smoking, and these findings support regulations to limit sales and decrease the appeal of e-cigarette to adolescents and young adults.
Association Between Initial Use of e-Cigarettes and Subsequent Cigarette Smoking Among Adolescents and Young Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Importance The public health implications of e-cigarettes depend, in part, on whether e-cigarette use affects the risk of cigarette smoking. Objective To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis…
Longitudinal study of e-cigarette use and onset of cigarette smoking among high school students in Hawaii
- T. Wills, Rebecca Knight, J. Sargent, F. Gibbons, I. Pagano, Rebecca J. Williams
- Medicine, PsychologyTobacco Control
- 25 January 2016
Adolescents who use e-cigarette are more likely to start smoking cigarettes, and policies restricting adolescents’ access to e-cigarettes may have a rationale from a public health standpoint.
Alcohol use in motion pictures and its relation with early-onset teen drinking.
- J. Sargent, T. Wills, M. Stoolmiller, J. Gibson, F. Gibbons
- MedicineJournal of studies on alcohol
This study provides the first evidence for an association between exposure to movie alcohol use and early-onset teen drinking, with a statistically significant linear and quadratic effect, and suggesting a higher dose-effect relationship at lower movie alcohol exposure levels compared to higher levels.
Watching and drinking: expectancies, prototypes, and friends' alcohol use mediate the effect of exposure to alcohol use in movies on adolescent drinking.
- Sonya Dal Cin, Keilah A. Worth, F. Gibbons
- MedicineHealth psychology : official journal of the…
- 1 July 2009
Alcohol prototypes, expectancies, willingness, and friends' use of alcohol were significant mediators of the relation between movie alcohol exposure and alcohol consumption, even after controlling for demographic, child, and family factors associated with both movie exposure andalcohol consumption.
Does parental disapproval of smoking prevent adolescents from becoming established smokers?
An interaction analysis suggests that the peer smoking effect is attenuated when both parents strongly disapprove of smoking, suggesting that parent disapproval makes adolescents more resistant to the influence of peer smoking.
Obesity and stature in adolescence and earnings in young adulthood. Analysis of a British birth cohort.
This study demonstrates an inverse relationship between obesity at 16 years and earnings at age 23 years for British women; the magnitude of the relation is similar to that of other factors that predict earnings, such as gender, job training, and union membership.