publication . Article . 2009

relationship between cigarette smokeless tobacco and cigar use and other health risk behaviors among u s high school students

Sherry A. Everett; Ann M. Malarcher; Donald J. Sharp; Corinne G. Husten; Gary A. Giovino;
  • Published: 10 Oct 2009 Journal: Journal of School Health, volume 70, pages 234-240 (issn: 0022-4391, eissn: 1746-1561, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
ABSTRACT: This study examined relationships between tobacco use and use of other substances, intentional injury risk behaviors, and sexual risk behaviors among US high school students. Data about tobacco use and other health risk behaviors were analyzed from the 1997 national Youth Risk Behavior Survey implemented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One-fourth of students (24%) reported current use of a single tobacco product (ie, cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, or cigars during the 30 days preceding the survey), and 19.5% reported currently using more than one tobacco product. Generally, students who reported current tobacco use also reported enga...
free text keywords: Philosophy, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Education, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, Risk behavior, Environmental health, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco harm reduction, Alcohol abuse, medicine.disease, medicine, Health risk, Substance abuse, Human sexuality, business.industry, business
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