Prevalence of tobacco use among school going youth in North Indian States.

@article{Jindal2005PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of tobacco use among school going youth in North Indian States.},
  author={Surinder Kumar Jindal and A N Aggarwal and Dheeraj Gupta and Surender Kashyap and Debashish Chaudhary},
  journal={The Indian journal of chest diseases & allied sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={161-6}
}
BACKGROUND Tobacco use, which is the cause of several respiratory diseases, generally starts in the teens. Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) is an international initiative to investigate the tobacco use in school going youth of 13 to 15 years of age. This report describes the GYTS findings in the North Indian region. METHODS A two-stage cluster sample was used with selection of schools on probability proportional to enrollment size followed by systematic equal probability sampling with a… CONTINUE READING

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