Social modeling in the school environment, student characteristics, and smoking susceptibility: a multi-level analysis.

@article{Leatherdale2005SocialMI,
  title={Social modeling in the school environment, student characteristics, and smoking susceptibility: a multi-level analysis.},
  author={Scott T Leatherdale and Kathleen S. Brown and Roy Cameron and Paul Wesley McDonald},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={330-6}
}
PURPOSE To examine how social models in the school environment and individual student characteristics are related to smoking susceptibility. METHODS Using data from the School Smoking Profile Project, multi-level logistic regression analysis was used to identify school and student characteristics related to smoking susceptibility among 6679 never smokers from 29 secondary schools in Ontario, Canada. RESULTS If a nonsmoking student attended a school where there was student smoking on the… CONTINUE READING