Comparison of smoking prevalence in school students sampled from the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
To assess the smoking prevalence among adolescents in the USA and the USSR, students in Moscow and Minneapolis were surveyede by common protocol and identically trained staff.
Smoking habits were measured by a self-report questionaire and an expired air sample of carbon monoxide (CO).
Significant gender differences were found between the two national groups.
Among girls in the USA, there was a significantly higher rate of weekly smoking as compared to girls in the USSR.
Amog boys i the USSR as compared to those in the USA, there was a significantly higher rate of ever smokers and daily smokers, but also of ex-smokers.
Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Tabagisme, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Adolescent, Etude comparative, Etats Unis, URSS
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, North America, America, Tobacco smoking, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Adolescent, Comparative study, United States, USSR
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0582090
Code Inist : 002B03E. Création : 199406.