Correlates of current cigarette smoking among school-going adolescents in Punjab, India: results from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2003

@article{Siziya2008CorrelatesOC,
  title={Correlates of current cigarette smoking among school-going adolescents in Punjab, India: results from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2003},
  author={Seter Siziya and Adamson Sinjani Muula and Emmanuel M Rudatsikira},
  journal={BMC International Health and Human Rights},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={1 - 1}
}
BACKGROUND Smoking is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality globally. There is therefore need to identify relevant factors associated with smoking among adolescents in order to better tailor public health interventions aimed at preventing smoking. METHODS We used data from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) conducted in 2003 in Punjab, India, on 2014 adolescents of whom 58.9% were males. We conducted a weighted logistic regression analysis, adjusting for age and sex, to determine… CONTINUE READING
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