Factors that influence smoking in adolescent girls.

  title={Factors that influence smoking in adolescent girls.},
  author={Mary Ann Faucher},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  volume={48 3},
A secondary analysis of data from the public-use version of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) was used for this research study. Variables and constructs that significantly influence smoking in adolescent girls are identified. These variables and constructs include residential mother-daughter connectedness, self-concept, residential mother's smoking behavior, and friends' smoking behavior. All variables and constructs identified are significantly associated with… CONTINUE READING