Sexual orientation and tobacco use in a cohort study of US adolescent girls and boys.

@article{Austin2004SexualOA,
  title={Sexual orientation and tobacco use in a cohort study of US adolescent girls and boys.},
  author={Sydney Bryn Austin and Najat Ziyadeh and Laurie B Fisher and Jessica A Kahn and Graham A. Colditz and A Lindsay Frazier},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={158 4},
  pages={317-22}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine sexual-orientation group disparities in tobacco use in adolescent girls and boys. DESIGN Survey data from 10685 adolescent girls and boys participating in 1999 in the Growing Up Today Study were examined cross-sectionally. SETTING Community-based population of adolescents living throughout the United States. Main Outcome Measure Prevalence of tobacco use. RESULTS Ninety-two percent of the participants described themselves as heterosexual (n = 9296), 5% as mostly… CONTINUE READING

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