The problem and sociocultural context of single-cigarette sales.
Objective.-To provide data on the sale of single cigarettes to adults and minors and to examine the sociocultural context in which these sales occur.
Design.-A naturalistic observation study using repeated measures.
Two hundred six stores in a convenience sample were visited by one minor and one adult who each attempted to purchase a single cigarette.
Main Outcome Measures.-Single-cigarette sales to an adult and/or minor.
Data were obtained on type of store and, if a sale occurred, on the price, brand, and packaging of the cigarette.
The ethnic composition of the neighborhood surrounding each store was determined.
Results.-One hundred one (49.1%) of the stores sold single cigarettes.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tabagisme, Prévention, Adolescent, Article synthèse, Législation, Vente, Tabac, Cigarette, Etats Unis, Unité, Homme, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tobacco smoking, Prevention, Adolescent, Review, Legislation, Sales, Tobacco, Cigarette, United States, Unit, Human, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0239700
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199406.