Predicting the life-time benefit of school-based smoking prevention programmes.
AIM: School-based smoking prevention programmes may delay the age of smoking initiation, but do not appear to achieve lasting reductions in smoking prevalence beyond school-leaving age. We explored whether delaying the age at which someone initiates smoking may have life-time benefits by increasing the likelihood of quitting in later life. DESIGN AND SETTING: Data from the General Household Survey of Great Britain were used in a logistic regression model to examine the association between ag...Expand abstract
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