Psychosocial stressors and cigarette smoking among African American adults in midlife.

@article{Slopen2012PsychosocialSA,
  title={Psychosocial stressors and cigarette smoking among African American adults in midlife.},
  author={Natalie B Slopen and Lauren McCarl Dutra and David R. Williams and Mahasin S. Mujahid and Ten{\'e} T. Lewis and Gary G. Bennett and Carol D. Ryff and Michelle Asha Albert},
  journal={Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 10},
  pages={1161-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Psychosocial stress is a significant risk factor for smoking, and Blacks experience higher levels of psychosocial stress relative to other racial/ethnic groups. Limited research has comprehensively examined psychosocial stressors in relation to smoking among Blacks. METHODS We examined psychosocial stressors in relation to smoking status (current, previous, and never) in middle-aged Blacks (34-85 years, n = 592) from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a subset of the Midlife in the United… CONTINUE READING