Social correlates of cigarette smoking among Icelandic adolescents: A population-based cross-sectional study

@article{Kristjansson2008SocialCO,
  title={Social correlates of cigarette smoking among Icelandic adolescents: A population-based cross-sectional study},
  author={Alfgeir L Kristjansson and Inga D{\'o}ra Sigf{\'u}sd{\'o}ttir and John P. Allegrante and {\'A}sgeir R{\'u}nar Helgason},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={86 - 86}
}
BACKGROUND Previous research has shown that between 80 and 90 percent of adult smokers report having started smoking before 18 years of age. Several studies have revealed that multiple social factors influence the likelihood of smoking during adolescence, the period during which the onset of smoking usually occurs. To better understand the social mechanisms that influence adolescent smoking, we analyzed the relationship and relative importance of a broad spectrum of social variables in… CONTINUE READING