Black-white differences in cigarette smoking uptake: progression from adolescent experimentation to regular use.

@article{Flint1998BlackwhiteDI,
  title={Black-white differences in cigarette smoking uptake: progression from adolescent experimentation to regular use.},
  author={Alan J. Flint and Eitaro Yamada and Thomas E. Novotny},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={358-64}
}
BACKGROUND More U.S. adolescents and young adults have initiated cigarette smoking in recent years. Blacks have been less likely than whites to start smoking, and the gap has widened recently. Reasons accounting for this large black-white difference remain unclear. METHODS A multiple logistic regression analysis was performed using a cohort of 2,467 adolescent smoking experimenters ages 11-18, within the 1989-1993 Teenage Attitudes and Practices Survey, a nationally representative survey… CONTINUE READING

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