Smoking among adolescents in Northern Greece: a large cross-sectional study about risk and preventive factors

@inproceedings{Spyratos2012SmokingAA,
  title={Smoking among adolescents in Northern Greece: a large cross-sectional study about risk and preventive factors},
  author={Dionisios G. Spyratos and Despoina T Pelagidou and Diamantis A. Chloros and A B Haidich and Eleni Karetsi and Christina Koubaniou and Stavros Konstantopoulos and Konstantinos I. Gourgoulianis and Lazaros T. Sichletidis},
  booktitle={Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to investigate epidemiological data about cigarette smoking in relation with risk and preventive factors among Greek adolescents. METHODS We randomly selected 10% of the whole number of schools in Northern Greece (133 schools, 18,904 participants were included). Two anonymous questionnaires (smoker's and non-smoker's) were both distributed to all students so they selected and filled in only one. A parental signed informed consent was obtained using… CONTINUE READING

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