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Value-added education and smoking uptake in schools: a cohort study.

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AIM: To show that schools achieving higher examination pass and lower truancy rates than expected, given that their pupil populations (high value-added schools) are associated with a lower incidence of smoking among pupils (13-14 years). DESIGN: Value-added scores for schools were derived from standardized residuals of two regression equations predicting separately the proportion of pupils passing high school diplomas and the half-days lost to truancy from the socio-economic and ethnic profi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Bisset, SL More by this author
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Journal:
Addiction (Abingdon, England)
Volume:
103
Issue:
1
Pages:
155-161
Publication date:
2008-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1360-0443
ISSN:
0965-2140
URN:
uuid:5b14d36d-714a-4f0f-9de6-7d05e0cd89ae
Source identifiers:
351554
Local pid:
pubs:351554

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