publication . Article . 2018

An 18-Month Follow-Up

Andrea D. Rozema; Marieke Hiemstra; Jolanda J. P. Mathijssen; Maria Jansen; Hans van Oers;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2018 Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, volume 15, page 205 (eissn: 1660-4601, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract: The effectiveness of outdoor smoking bans on smoking behavior among adolescents remains inconclusive. This study evaluates the long-term impact of outdoor school ground smoking bans among adolescents at secondary schools on the use of conventional cigarettes, e-cigarettes (with/without nicotine) and water pipes. Outdoor smoking bans at 19 Dutch secondary schools were evaluated using a quasi-experimental design. Data on 7733 adolescents were obtained at baseline, and at 6 and 18-month follow-up. The impact of outdoor smoking bans on ‘ever use of conventional cigarettes’, ‘smoking onset’, ‘ever use of e-cigarette with nicotine’, ‘e-cigarette without nico...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Adolescent, Child, Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Male, Netherlands/epidemiology, Prevalence, Schools/legislation & jurisprudence, Smoking/epidemiology, Tobacco Products, Article, school-based intervention, prevention, adolescents, school smoking policies, smoke-free, quasi-experimental design, outdoor school ground, secondary schools, POLICIES, BEHAVIOR, YOUTH, UNIVERSITY, HARM, Tobacco control, Smoke-Free Policy, Nicotine, medicine.drug, medicine, Smoking prevalence, Water pipe, Environmental health, business.industry, business, Water Pipe Smoking, Smoking ban, Quasi-experiment, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R
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