Waterpipe tobacco smoking: knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behavior in two U.S. samples.

@article{SmithSimone2008WaterpipeTS,
  title={Waterpipe tobacco smoking: knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behavior in two U.S. samples.},
  author={Stephanie Smith-Simone and Wasim Maziak and Kenneth D. Ward and Thomas E Eissenberg},
  journal={Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={393-8}
}
Despite evidence of increasing waterpipe tobacco smoking prevalence among U.S. young adults, little is known about the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and smoking patterns of waterpipe users in this population. To address this lack of knowledge, two convenience samples of U.S. waterpipe users were surveyed--one from a Richmond, Virginia, waterpipe café (n=101), the other from an Internet forum called HookahForum.com (n=100). Sixty percent reported first-time waterpipe use at or before age 18… CONTINUE READING
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