Smoking behavior of US youths: a comparison between child welfare system and community populations.

@article{Fettes2011SmokingBO,
  title={Smoking behavior of US youths: a comparison between child welfare system and community populations.},
  author={Danielle L. Fettes and Gregory A. Aarons},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={101 12},
  pages={2342-8}
}
OBJECTIVES We compared rates of smoking for 2 groups of youths aged 12 to 14 years: those involved in the child welfare system (CW) and their counterparts in the community population. We then investigated factors associated with smoking for each group. METHODS We drew data from 2 national-level US sources: the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being and the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. We estimated logistic regression models for 3 binary outcome measures of… CONTINUE READING
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