Determinants of tobacco use among youths in Isfahan, Iran

@article{Kelishadi2007DeterminantsOT,
  title={Determinants of tobacco use among youths in Isfahan, Iran},
  author={Roya Kelishadi and Mohammad reza Mokhtari and Ali Akbar Tavasoli and Alireza Khosravi and Idin Ahangar-Nazari and Babak Sabet and Akbar Kazemi and Abbasgholi Amini},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={52},
  pages={173-179}
}
SummaryObjective:To determine potential factors that may result in motivating the youths to adopt smoking behaviourMethod:This cross-sectional study was conducted on 210 smoking and 217 non-smoking youths, aged 12–20 years.Results:The average age of starting cigarette and water pipe smoking was 14.5 ± 2.4 and 11.2 ± 1.5 years, respectively. The first experience with water pipe occurred mostly in the traditional teahouses for girls (54.8 %), and in family parties (48.2 %) for boys. In both… CONTINUE READING

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