Prevalence and determinants of smoking initiation among school students in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

@article{Rai2015PrevalenceAD,
  title={Prevalence and determinants of smoking initiation among school students in Bosnia and Herzegovina.},
  author={Maja Ra{\vc}i{\'c} and Sanja Tanovic and Vedrana R Joksimovi{\'c} and Bojan N. Joksimovi{\'c} and Sini{\vs}a Risti{\'c}},
  journal={International journal of adolescent medicine and health},
  year={2015},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={397-403}
}
BACKGROUND Tobacco smoking amongst the young is a matter of public health concern because of the immediate and long-term health consequences associated with tobacco use, such as asthma, cancers, and cardiovascular diseases. The purpose of this study was to identify the determinants of smoking initiation among a sample of high school students in Bosnia and Herzegovina. METHODS The study was conducted among 198 high school students in Zvornik, Bosnia and Herzegovina, during April 2013. A self… CONTINUE READING