Summarizes the research on adolescent smoking in the United States, including trends within racial/ethnic groups, predictors of use, and rates of smoking initiation. Factors influencing youth tobacco use—such as social norms, access to tobacco, tobacco advertising, and price of tobacco products—are also addressed.
National Cancer Institute. Changing Adolescent Smoking Prevalence. Tobacco Control Monograph No. 14. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute. NIH Pub. No. 02-5086, November 2001.
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