Exposure to Movie Smoking: Its Relation to Smoking Initiation Among US Adolescents

@article{Sargent2005ExposureTM,
  title={Exposure to Movie Smoking: Its Relation to Smoking Initiation Among US Adolescents},
  author={J. Sargent and M. Beach and A. Adachi-Mejia and J. Gibson and L. Titus-Ernstoff and Charles Carusi and S. Swain and T. Heatherton and M. Dalton},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={116},
  pages={1183 - 1191}
}
  • J. Sargent, M. Beach, +6 authors M. Dalton
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Objective. Regional studies have linked exposure to movie smoking with adolescent smoking. We examined this association in a representative US sample. Design/Methods. We conducted a random-digit-dial survey of 6522 US adolescents aged 10 to 14 years. Using previously validated methods, we estimated exposure to movie smoking, in 532 recent box-office hits, and examined its relation with adolescents having ever tried smoking a cigarette. Results. The distributions of demographics and census… CONTINUE READING

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