Factors Associated With Tobacco Smoking Among Male Adolescents : the Role of Psychologic , Behavioral , and Demographic Risk Factors

@inproceedings{Barati2015FactorsAW,
  title={Factors Associated With Tobacco Smoking Among Male Adolescents : the Role of Psychologic , Behavioral , and Demographic Risk Factors},
  author={Majid Barati and Ali Reza Hidarnia and Shamsoddin Niknami and Hamid Allahverdipour},
  year={2015}
}
Background: Tobacco smoking among adolescents has been a concern for researchers and health organizations in recent years. However, predisposing factors to smoking initiation among Iranian adolescents are not well recognized. Objectives: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of tobacco smoking and to investigate the role of psychologic, behavioral, and demographic risk factors in adolescents' smoking status. Patients and Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed on 810 male… CONTINUE READING