R-rated movies, bedroom televisions, and initiation of smoking by white and black adolescents.

@article{Jackson2007RratedMB,
  title={R-rated movies, bedroom televisions, and initiation of smoking by white and black adolescents.},
  author={Carly Jackson and J Douglas Brown and Kelly L'Engle},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={161 3},
  pages={260-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To test movie exposure and television use as predictors of smoking initiation among white and black adolescents who had never smoked cigarettes. DESIGN Survey research using audio computer-assisted self-interviews at baseline and at 2-year follow-up (2002-2004). SETTING Participants' homes located in central North Carolina. PARTICIPANTS A sample of 735 12- to 14-year-old adolescents drawn from 14 public middle schools. MAIN EXPOSURE Frequency of exposure to movies rated R, PG… CONTINUE READING

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