Six-year follow-up of the first Waterloo school smoking prevention trial.

  title={Six-year follow-up of the first Waterloo school smoking prevention trial.},
  author={Brian R. Flay and D E Koepke and Saml. J. Thomson and Susanne Santi and J. Allan Best and Kathleen S. Brown},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={79 10},
This paper reports six-year follow-up data from the first large-scale randomized trial of the social influences approach to smoking prevention. In 1979, 22 schools were randomly assigned to program or control conditions. Students in program schools received a social influences curriculum in six core and two maintenance sessions in grade 6, two booster sessions in grade 7, and one booster session in grade 8. All students were assessed at pretest (T1), immediate posttest (T2), end of grade 6 (T3… CONTINUE READING

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