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Is inter-school variation in smoking uptake and cessation due to differences in pupil composition? A cohort study.

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The aims of this study were to determine if inter-school variation in smoking prevalence was due to differences in pupil composition or other school-level factors. A cohort of 13-14-year-olds (n = 7147) from 52 schools was followed-up 1 year later. Random effects logistic regression was used to examine school variation in smoking uptake and cessation, with and without adjustment for pupil composition. Inter-school variation in smoking prevalence is not caused by differences in pupil compositi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Markham, WA More by this author
Lancashire, E More by this author
Griffiths, R More by this author
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Journal:
Health and place
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
55-65
Publication date:
2005-03-05
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EISSN:
1873-2054
ISSN:
1353-8292
URN:
uuid:cac9533c-452a-405b-8259-4a477b8578f6
Source identifiers:
351564
Local pid:
pubs:351564

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