Tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use among Aboriginal youth living off-reserve: results from the Youth Smoking Survey.

@article{EltonMarshall2011TobaccoAA,
  title={Tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use among Aboriginal youth living off-reserve: results from the Youth Smoking Survey.},
  author={Tara E Elton-Marshall and Scott T Leatherdale and Robin J. Burkhalter},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={2011},
  volume={183 8},
  pages={E480-6}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the high prevalence of smoking among Aboriginal youth, there is a paucity of research related to tobacco use and other risk behaviours among Aboriginal youth living off-reserve in Canada. We used data from the national Youth Smoking Survey to characterize non-traditional tobacco use, exposure to second-hand smoke, and alcohol and drug use among Aboriginal youth living off-reserve. We examined whether these youth were at increased health risk compared with non-Aboriginal youth… CONTINUE READING
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