Predictors of smoking among Swedish adolescents

  title={Predictors of smoking among Swedish adolescents},
  author={Junia Joffer and Gunilla Burell and Erik Ingemar Bergstr{\"o}m and Hans Stenlund and Linda Sj{\"o}rs and Lars Jerd{\'e}n},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND Smoking most often starts in adolescence, implying that understanding of predicting factors for smoking initiation during this time period is essential for successful smoking prevention. The aim of this study was to examine predicting factors in early adolescence for smoking in late adolescence. METHODS Longitudinal cohort study, involving 649 Swedish adolescents from lower secondary school (12-13 years old) to upper secondary school (17-18 years old). Tobacco habits, behavioural… CONTINUE READING