Initiation and Continuation of Smoking in Iran: A Qualitative Content Analysis

@inproceedings{Ebrahimi2014InitiationAC,
  title={Initiation and Continuation of Smoking in Iran: A Qualitative Content Analysis},
  author={Hossein Ebrahimi and Mohammad Hasan Sahebihagh and Fazlollah Ghofranipour and Jafar Sadegh Tabrizi},
  booktitle={International journal of community based nursing and midwifery},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Smoking is the cause for many preventable deaths worldwide. The rate of smoking has not increased in Iran in the past two decades, but its increase among adolescents and young adults is a concern. This study investigates the risk factors of initiation and continuation of smoking in Iran using a qualitative approach. METHODS This is a… CONTINUE READING