Smoking behavior among adolescents in Thailand and Malaysia.

  title={Smoking behavior among adolescents in Thailand and Malaysia.},
  author={Tawima Sirirassamee and Buppha Sirirassamee and Ron Borland and Maizurah Omar and Peter Driezen},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  volume={42 1},
The objective of this study was to examine the smoking behavior among adolescents in Thailand and Malaysia. Population-based, national surveys were conducted among 1,704 adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18 from Thailand (n = 927) and Malaysia (n = 777). Respondents were selected using multistage cluster sampling. Respondents were asked to complete self-administered questionnaires. Approximately 5% of Thai and Malaysian adolescents were current smokers, while an additional 8.6% of Thai and… CONTINUE READING


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