Tobacco prevention in children and cessation in family members.

  title={Tobacco prevention in children and cessation in family members.},
  author={Martha S. Tingen and Jennifer L Waller and Teresita Maria Smith and Richard R. Baker and Juan Reyes and Frank A Treiber},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners},
  volume={18 4},
PURPOSE To examine the effects of a theory-driven tobacco prevention program in sixth-grade children with a family tobacco cessation component implemented by school nurses in conjunction with the initiation of a statewide toll-free Quit Line. DATA SOURCES Self-report questionnaires completed by the sixth-grade children and their parents/guardians (N= 1024) representing largely rural southern school systems from disparate areas with high prevalence rates of tobacco use and lung cancer… CONTINUE READING