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Socio-ecological determinants of alcohol, tobacco, and drug use behavior of adolescents in Kilifi County at the Kenyan coast

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Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use form a risk factor for health and social problems during adolescence. From a socio-ecological model, perceptions of 85 young people and 10 stakeholders on the types of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs used and the predisposing and protective factors were explored; among adolescents at the Kenyan Coast in the Kilifi County. We found that the consumption of home-brewed alcohol, tobacco and marijuana smoking, and khat chewing was common and requires multi-co...

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10.1177/1359105318782594

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0000-0002-7848-7643
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Wellcome Trust
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107769/Z/15/Z
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Medical Research Council
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MR/M025454/1
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Department for International Development
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
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Volume:
25
Issue:
12
Pages:
1940-1953
Publication date:
2018-06-26
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1461-7277
ISSN:
1359-1053
Pmid:
29944006
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English
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pubs:859938
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2018-10-02

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