Environmental influences, employment status, and religious activity predict current cigarette smoking in the elderly.

@article{Williams2001EnvironmentalIE,
  title={Environmental influences, employment status, and religious activity predict current cigarette smoking in the elderly.},
  author={Carla Williams and Ometha Lewis-Jack and Kenasha Johnson and LL Adams-Campbell},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2001},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={297-301}
}
The objective of this study was to describe the smoking histories, patterns of cigarette use, and quitting behaviors in a predominantly African American sample of older adults. Study participants were a convenience sample of senior center attendees in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Self-report questionnaires were used to measure depression, nicotine dependence, smoking motives, and readiness to quit. Results showed that living with another smoker increased the likelihood of current… CONTINUE READING