Prevalence and risk factors of smoking among secondary school students in Nairobi.

  title={Prevalence and risk factors of smoking among secondary school students in Nairobi.},
  author={D H O Kwamanga and J A Odhiambo and Evans Inyangala Amukoye},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  volume={80 4},
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of smoking and investigate factors that may influence smoking behaviour in secondary school students in Nairobi. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey in which a self-administered questionnaire was issued to the students. SETTING Sampled public and private secondary schools in Nairobi. PARTICIPANTS All the students in the selected secondary schools were included in the study. RESULTS Five thousand, three hundred and eleven (74.1%) secondary school students… CONTINUE READING
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