Smoking among rural and urban young women in China

  title={Smoking among rural and urban young women in China},
  author={Michael Gong-Ruey Ho and Shaojun Ma and Wanxing Chai and Wan Xia and Gonghuan Yang and Thomas E. Novotny},
  booktitle={Tobacco control},
METHODS A survey of 11 095 urban and rural women attending high school or college, aged 14-24 years, in 6 Chinese provinces was conducted. Ever-smoking (ES), current smoking, established smoking and intention to smoke frequencies were calculated. Bivariate analyses were conducted to identify possible correlates of smoking, and those found to be significant at the p=0.1 level were included in a multivariate logistical regression model to obtain adjusted OR for correlates of ES. RESULTS ES… CONTINUE READING

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