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The risk of smoking in relation to engagement with a school-based smoking intervention.

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Health promotion interventions cannot work if people do not engage with them. The aim of this study was to examine whether disengagement from an adolescent smoking prevention and cessation intervention was an independent risk factor for regular smoking 1 and 2 years later. The data were taken from a cluster randomised controlled trial, in the West Midlands, UK, based on the transtheoretical or stages of change model. In this trial, 8,352 13-14-year old school pupils enrolled, and the data in ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Social science and medicine (1982)
Volume:
56
Issue:
4
Pages:
869-882
Publication date:
2003-02-05
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EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
URN:
uuid:6bed6068-91e1-4cbf-8107-f1aa4f81b3ed
Source identifiers:
351575
Local pid:
pubs:351575

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