Religiosity and tobacco and alcohol use in a Brazilian shantytown.

@article{Lucchetti2012ReligiosityAT,
  title={Religiosity and tobacco and alcohol use in a Brazilian shantytown.},
  author={Giancarlo Lucchetti and Mario F P Peres and Alessandra Lamas Granero Lucchetti and Harold G Koenig},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2012},
  volume={47 7},
  pages={
          837-46
        }
}
This article analyzes the role of religious involvement and religious beliefs in the prevalence and frequency of smoking and alcohol consumption. This was a cross-sectional, population-based study. In 2005, we conducted door-to-door interviews with 383 people, aged 18 years or more, randomly selected from the "Paraisopolis" shantytown in São Paulo, Brazil. Four regression models were created to explain the relationships among religious involvement, tobacco and alcohol use, controlling for… CONTINUE READING
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