Impact of an Outdoor Smoking Ban at Secondary Schools on Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes and Water Pipe Use among Adolescents: An 18-Month Follow-Up

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Andrea D. Rozema; Marieke Hiemstra; Jolanda J. P. Mathijssen; Maria W. J. Jansen; Hans J. A. M. van Oers;
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,volume 15,issue 2 (issn: 1661-7827, eissn: 1660-4601)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5858274, doi: 10.3390/ijerph15020205
  • Subject: smoking prevalence | outdoor school ground | Smoke-Free Policy | HARM | UNIVERSITY | POLICIES | smoke-free | YOUTH | Prevalence | Schools/legislation & jurisprudence | school smoking policies | Female | BEHAVIOR | prevention | Water Pipe Smoking | Nicotine | adolescents | secondary schools | school-based intervention | Medicine | Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems | Netherlands/epidemiology | Article | Tobacco Products | R | Follow-Up Studies | Smoking/epidemiology | quasi-experimental design | Adolescent | tobacco control | Humans | Male | Child
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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, ... View more
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