The density of tobacco retailers in home and school environments and relationship with adolescent smoking behaviours in Scotland.

@article{Shortt2016TheDO,
  title={The density of tobacco retailers in home and school environments and relationship with adolescent smoking behaviours in Scotland.},
  author={N K Shortt and Catherine Tisch and Jamie R. Pearce and Elizabeth A. Richardson and Richard J. Mitchell},
  journal={Tobacco control},
  year={2016},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={75-82}
}
BACKGROUND Neighbourhood retailing of tobacco products has been implicated in affecting smoking prevalence rates. Long-term smoking usually begins in adolescence and tobacco control strategies have often focused on regulating 'child spaces', such as areas in proximity to schools. This cross-sectional study examines the association between adolescent smoking behaviour and tobacco retail outlet density around home and school environments in Scotland. METHODS Data detailing the geographic… CONTINUE READING
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