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Prevalence and predictors of water pipe and cigarette smoking among secondary school students in London.

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INTRODUCTION: Water pipe tobacco smoking appears to be an increasing public health concern, with anecdotal reports of higher prevalence than cigarette smoking among young people in some high-income countries. We examined the prevalence and predictors of water pipe and cigarette smoking among students attending secondary schools in a deprived, ethnically diverse part of inner London. METHODS: We conducted a 96-item, validated smoking habits questionnaire with 2,399 students from Years 8, 10, a...

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10.1093/ntr/ntt103

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
Nicotine and tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
Volume:
15
Issue:
12
Pages:
2069-2075
Publication date:
2013-12-05
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EISSN:
1469-994X
ISSN:
1462-2203
URN:
uuid:b0cdaf4c-0b23-4a13-9c8a-5a4f3ef843ec
Source identifiers:
483831
Local pid:
pubs:483831

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