A mediated moderation model of cigarette use among Mexican American youth.

  title={A mediated moderation model of cigarette use among Mexican American youth.},
  author={Antonio Morgan-Lopez and Felipe Gonz{\'a}lez Castro and Laurie A Chassin and David P. MacKinnon},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  volume={28 3},
The current study tested a model examining both the direct and mediated effects of Ethnic Cultural Norms (ECN) on cigarette use in a sample of Mexican American youth (ages 11-14; N=921). Contextual risk factors (peer smoking and family smoking) were included as potential moderators of this mediational relationship. A product of coefficient (alpha beta) method to test the significance of the mediated effect [Evaluation Review 17 (1993) 144.] was adapted to assess the mediation of interaction… CONTINUE READING

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