Smoking, chewing, and cultural identity: prevalence and correlates of tobacco use among the Yup'ik-The Center for Alaska Native Health Research (CANHR) study.

@article{Wolsko2009SmokingCA,
  title={Smoking, chewing, and cultural identity: prevalence and correlates of tobacco use among the Yup'ik-The Center for Alaska Native Health Research (CANHR) study.},
  author={Christopher Wolsko and Gerald V. Mohatt and C{\'e}cile Lardon and Rebekah Burket},
  journal={Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          165-72
        }
}
Survey data were obtained from a large sample of Yup'ik participants residing in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region of Alaska. Tobacco use, age, sex, and a variety of psychosocial variables were assessed. Over 75% of participants use tobacco; one half (57.4%) reported using smokeless tobacco (SLT) regularly; 28.2% reported smoking cigarettes regularly. Relative to women, men reported using SLT less, smoking cigarettes more, and using the combination of cigarettes and SLT more. Younger… CONTINUE READING

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