Comparison of Onset Age and Pattern of Male Adolescent Smoking in Two Different Socioeconomic Districts of Tehran, Iran

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Fatemeh Rezaei; Saharnaz Nedjat; Banafsheh Golestan; Reza Majdzadeh;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: International Journal of Preventive Medicine, volume 2, issue 4, pages 224-228 (issn: 2008-7802, eissn: 2008-8213)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC3237264
  • Subject: Cigarette smoking | Original Article | R | Iran | Urban disparity | Medicine | Socioeconomic status

Objectives: One of the main strategies to prevent smoking is delaying onset of smoking in adolescents. Thus, identifying the age of smoking and smoking pattern in adolescents gives important knowledge for planning the intervention programs on smoking. Methods: Studen... View more
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