Native youth and smokeless tobacco: prevalence rates, gender differences, and descriptive characteristics.

Abstract

This is a report on smokeless tobacco use among Native American youth from Indian reservations in Washington State. Study findings indicate that snuff and chewing tobacco are used frequently, heavily, and at an early age by Native Americans. Nearly one-half of our subjects had used smokeless tobacco on 11 to 20 or more occasions; close to one-third of all… (More)

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@article{Schinke1989NativeYA, title={Native youth and smokeless tobacco: prevalence rates, gender differences, and descriptive characteristics.}, author={Steven Paul Schinke and Robert Schilling and Lewayne D. Gilchrist and Melanie Ashby and Eiji Kitajima}, journal={NCI monographs : a publication of the National Cancer Institute}, year={1989}, volume={8}, pages={39-42} }