The social symbolism of smoking

  title={The social symbolism of smoking},
  author={T. Jensen},
Although the Danish population is well informed about the health effects of smoking, many Danes ignore the risks: the prevalence of smoking is one of the highest in Europe (40%). A negative attitude towards smoking is increasingly common among children and young people, but large numbers are still starting to smoke during adolescence. This paper deals with research on the knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of young people aged 16–25 based on a reseach project that includes both qualitative… Expand
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