The purpose of the study was to explore the relationship between the exposure of adolescents in the seventh and eighth grades to cigarette advertising and their being smokers.
A survey questionnaire given to 602 adolescents assessed their exposure to cigarette advertising and provided measures of their smoking behavior, demographic characteristics, and some psychosocial variables.
The results indicated that exposure to cigarette advertising and having friends who smoked were predictive of current smoking status.
Adolescents with high exposure to cigarette advertising were significantly more likely to be smokers, according to several measures of smoking behavior, than were those with low exposure to cigarette advertising.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tabagisme, Publicité, Adolescent, Homme, Influence sociale, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tobacco smoking, Advertising, Adolescent, Human, Social influence, Epidemiology, Risk factor, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0418072
Code Inist : 002B18C05. Création : 199406.