The goals of tobacco control endgame strategies are specified in terms of the desired levels of tobacco use and/or tobacco related health consequences.
This study used ecological momentary assessment to examine whether differences in smoking risk were observed for exposures to different pro-smoking media channels.
There is a strong association between adolescents' beginning to work and their beginning to smoke. Thus the workplace may be an appropriate venue for antismoking interventions targeting youth.
The aim of the PROMIS® Smoking Initiative is to develop, evaluate, and standardize item banks to assess cigarette smoking behavior and biopsychosocial constructs associated with smoking for both daily and non-daily smokers.
This study described the prevalence and risk factors for nonmedical prescription drug use (NMPD) among injection drug users (IDUs) recruited at syringe exchange programs (SEPs) in California.
Exposure to movies that portray motivations for smoking places adolescents at particular risk for future smoking.
The authors assessed intergenerational transmission of smoking in mother-child dyads.
The strong link between having a best friend who smoked and increased adolescent smoking isn't affected by individual factors such as self-esteem, depressing and access to cigarettes.
Increases in reading skills and numeracy skills substantially increase the odds that an individual will quit smoking.
Analyzes the impact of worksite wellness programs on health and financial outcomes, and the effect of incentives on participation.
This study used ecological momentary assessment to examine acute changes in college students' future smoking risk as a function of their exposure to prosmoking media (e.g., smoking in movies, paid advertising, point-of-sale displays).
This study examined whether an adolescent's self-identified race moderates the perceived effectiveness of anti-smoking messages.
In this paper, we examine the possibility that maternal smoking during pregnancy may set off a behavioral trajectory for the child that increases the likelihood of problem behaviors generally, of which smoking is one manifestation.
Adolescent smoking studies find evidence of active peer influence and selection processes.
Evidence suggests that smoking is suppressed among migrants relative to the broader transnational Mexican-origin population.
The authors examine the nature of interactions in the addiction syndrome model.
This analysis examines smoking behaviors across sexual orientation groups by describing how same- and opposite-sex romantic attraction, and changes in romantic attraction, are associated with trajectories of smoking over six years.
The large cross-school variation in the cost of implementing Project CHOICE (a voluntary after-school prevention program for adolescents) highlights the importance of collecting cost information from multiple sites.
Real-time data collected by palm-top computer confirms individual differences in situational smoking associations.
More-popular middle school students are more likely to be cigarette smokers, drinkers, and marijuana users, as well as past-month drinkers, suggesting that popularity is a risk factor for substance abuse.