Factors Affecting Tobacco Use Among Middle School Students in Saudi Arabia

@article{Park2011FactorsAT,
  title={Factors Affecting Tobacco Use Among Middle School Students in Saudi Arabia},
  author={Hey Kyung Park and D. E. Al Agili and Alfred A. Bartolucci},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={16},
  pages={1828-1836}
}
A rapid rise in the number of tobacco users in Saudi Arabia has occurred in the past decade, particularly among the youth. This study identified socio-cultural determinants of tobacco use and explored possible approaches to prevent adolescents’ tobacco use in Saudi Arabia. A cross-sectional survey was administered using a self-administered questionnaire for collecting information on risk and protective factors for tobacco use among middle school students. School selection was stratified by… CONTINUE READING