Ethnic differences among adolescents seeking smoking cessation treatment: a structural analysis of responses on the Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence.

@article{Schroeder2007EthnicDA,
  title={Ethnic differences among adolescents seeking smoking cessation treatment: a structural analysis of responses on the Fagerstr{\"o}m Test for Nicotine Dependence.},
  author={J. R. Schroeder and Eric T Moolchan},
  journal={Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={137-45}
}
Features of tobacco dependence vary by ethnicity, which could be partially due to measurement bias inherent in instruments that assess nicotine dependence. This study compared responses on the Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence (FTND) by African American adolescents (n = 478) with those of White adolescents (n = 661) seeking smoking cessation treatment. We conducted item-by-item comparisons by ethnicity for the six questions composing the FTND and confirmatory factor analyses and multiple… CONTINUE READING

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