Adolescent gender differences in the determinants of tobacco smoking: a cross sectional survey among high school students in São Paulo

@inproceedings{Sanchez2010AdolescentGD,
  title={Adolescent gender differences in the determinants of tobacco smoking: a cross sectional survey among high school students in S{\~a}o Paulo},
  author={Zila M Sanchez and Em{\'e}rita S{\'a}tiro Opaleye and Silvia Saboia Martins and Jasjit S Ahluwalia and Ana Regina Noto},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Diverse psychosocial factors have been associated with the use of cigarettes by adolescents. We investigated gender differences in tobacco smoking, and factors correlated with smoking among boys and girls. METHODS Data was collected on recent cigarette smoking (CS) and related factors, with a focus on religious beliefs, leisure activities, family structure, relationships and parental monitoring from 2,691 private school-attending youths from 28 schools in São Paulo, Brazil… CONTINUE READING

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