Density and Proximity of Tobacco Outlets to Homes and Schools: Relations with Youth Cigarette Smoking

@article{LippermanKreda2013DensityAP,
  title={Density and Proximity of Tobacco Outlets to Homes and Schools: Relations with Youth Cigarette Smoking},
  author={Sharon Lipperman-Kreda and Christina Mair and Joel W Grube and Karen B Friend and Phoenix Jackson and Derrik Watson},
  journal={Prevention Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={15},
  pages={738-744}
}
This study investigated the associations of youth cigarette smoking with tobacco outlet densities and proximity of tobacco outlets to youth homes and schools across different buffers in 45 midsized California communities. The sample comprised 832 youths who were surveyed about their smoking behaviors. Inclusion criteria included both home and school addresses within city boundaries. Observations in the 45 cities were conducted to document addresses of tobacco outlets. City- and buffer-level… CONTINUE READING