1991-2015 Trends of Adolescent Smoked First Whole Cigarette Before Age 13 in the U.S.
Repository Posting Date2017-07-28T13:39:46Z
Author DetailsYu-ku Chen, BSN; Yu-han Zheng, BSN; Jiunn-Jye Sheu, PhD, MSPH -- School of Population Health, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Level of EvidenceN/A
Tobacco use since young increases the risk of harmful health effects and lifelong nicotine addiction. The literature has studies that reported adolescent's first whole cigarette smoking before the age 13 prevalence trends. This study aimed to bridge the gap by further identifying the sex-grade-race/ethnicity specific risk groups.