A dynamic model of US adolescents' smoking and friendship networks.

@article{Schaefer2012ADM,
  title={A dynamic model of US adolescents' smoking and friendship networks.},
  author={David R. Schaefer and Steven A. Haas and Nicholas Bishop},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={102 6},
  pages={e12-8}
}
OBJECTIVES We investigated the associations between smoking and friend selection in the social networks of US adolescents. METHODS We used a stochastic actor-based model to simultaneously test the effects of friendship networks on smoking and several ways that smoking can affect the friend selection process. Data are from 509 US high school students in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, 1994-1996 (46.6% female, mean age at outset=15.4 years). RESULTS Over time… CONTINUE READING

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