Predictors of waterpipe smoking among secondary school adolescents in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia.

@article{Amin2012PredictorsOW,
  title={Predictors of waterpipe smoking among secondary school adolescents in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia.},
  author={Tarek Tawfik Amin and Mostafa Abdel Monem Amr and Burhan Omar Zaza and Feroze Kaliyadan},
  journal={International journal of behavioral medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={324-35}
}
BACKGROUND There has been a global upsurge of waterpipe (WP) smoking over the past several years. This can be attributed at least partly to various factors like lack of knowledge regarding its health effects, social acceptability, and intensive preventive programs focusing selectively on cigarettes smoking. PURPOSE This study aimed to determine the prevalence and psychosocial determinants of WP smoking among secondary school adolescents in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia, and also to assess their… CONTINUE READING

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