Social, attitudinal, and demographic correlates of adolescent vs college-age tobacco use initiation.

@article{Stockdale2005SocialAA,
  title={Social, attitudinal, and demographic correlates of adolescent vs college-age tobacco use initiation.},
  author={Margaret S Stockdale and Hayley L Dawson-Owens and Lynda M Sagrestano},
  journal={American journal of health behavior},
  year={2005},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={311-23}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine associations between social influences and smoking-related attitudes and age of cigarette use initiation among college students. METHODS Responses from 3 campus surveys (2 random, 1 convenience) were analyzed. The surveys were modeled from existing state or national tobacco surveys and other psychometrically valid surveys. RESULTS Social and attitudinal variables were associated with college-age initiation or college-age increases in smoking. CONCLUSION This research… CONTINUE READING