Parental smoking and smoking experimentation in childhood increase the risk of being a smoker 20 years later: the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study.

@article{Paul2008ParentalSA,
  title={Parental smoking and smoking experimentation in childhood increase the risk of being a smoker 20 years later: the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study.},
  author={Seana L. Paul and Leigh Blizzard and George C. Patton and Terence Dwyer and Alison J Venn},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2008},
  volume={103 5},
  pages={
          846-53
        }
}
AIMS To examine the long-term effects of childhood smoking experimentation and exposure to parental smoking on adult smoking risk. METHODS Data were from a 20-year follow-up of 9-15-year-olds who completed questionnaires in the 1985 Australian Schools Health and Fitness Survey (n=6559). The relative risks (RR) of adult current smoking in 2004-05 for childhood exposure to smoking experimentation (never, a few puffs, <10 cigarettes, >10 cigarettes) and parental smoking (none, father, mother… CONTINUE READING
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