Like parent like child? Associations between drinking and smoking behaviour of parents and their children.

@article{Green1991LikePL,
  title={Like parent like child? Associations between drinking and smoking behaviour of parents and their children.},
  author={Gary Green and Sally J Macintyre and Patrick West and Russell Ecob},
  journal={British journal of addiction},
  year={1991},
  volume={86 6},
  pages={745-58}
}
This paper examines the association between the smoking and drinking behaviours of parents and their adolescent children, and the effect of gender and social class upon this association. It is based on data collected from a cohort of young people and their parents, resident in the west of Scotland. Both social class and parental smoking behaviour were independently associated with young people's smoking, with young people from lower social class households or whose parents smoked being most… CONTINUE READING

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