Do changes in neighborhood and household levels of smoking and deprivation result in changes in individual smoking behavior? A large-scale longitudinal study of New Zealand adults.

@article{Ivory2015DoCI,
  title={Do changes in neighborhood and household levels of smoking and deprivation result in changes in individual smoking behavior? A large-scale longitudinal study of New Zealand adults.},
  author={Vivienne Chisholm Ivory and Tony Blakely and Ken E Richardson and George S. Thomson and Kristie Carter},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={182 5},
  pages={431-40}
}
Health behavior takes place within social contexts. In this study, we investigated whether changes in exposure to neighborhood deprivation and smoking prevalence and to household smoking were associated with change in personal smoking behavior. Three waves of biannual data collection (2004-2009) in a New Zealand longitudinal study, the Survey of Family, Income and Employment (SoFIE)-Health, were used, with 13,815 adults (persons aged ≥15 years) contributing to the analyses. Smoking status was… CONTINUE READING
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