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Tobacco Smoking Among School Children in Colombo District, Sri Lanka.

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Tobacco smoking is an important problem among schoolchildren. The authors studied the patterns of tobacco smoking among schoolchildren in Colombo, Sri Lanka, using a self-administered questionnaire. Multistaged stratified random sampling was used to select 6000 students. Response rate was 90.7% (5446), out of which 53.4% were males. Prevalence rates for males and females, respectively, were as follows: having smoked at least 1 complete cigarette: 27.0% and 13.3%, smoked more than 100 cigarett...

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10.1177/1010539512439228

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Journal:
Asia-Pacific journal of public health / Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health
Publication date:
2012-03-01
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EISSN:
1941-2479
ISSN:
1010-5395
Source identifiers:
320310
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:320310
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uuid:6f133767-e4ff-4617-8e9a-7fe047af334e
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pubs:320310
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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