Tobacco Use in Arab-American 9th Graders: A Community-Based Collaborative Project

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/149146
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Presentation
Title:
Tobacco Use in Arab-American 9th Graders: A Community-Based Collaborative Project
Abstract:
Tobacco Use in Arab-American 9th Graders: A Community-Based Collaborative Project
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2003
Author:Weglicki, Linda, PhD, MSN
P.I. Institution Name:Wayne State University
Title:Assistant Professor
Co-Authors:Virginia Rice, PhD
Tobacco use in Arab American adults is among the highest in the world (WHO, 1999); less is known about tobacco rates in Arab American teens. The Detroit metropolitan area is a major port of entry from the Middle East making identification of prevalence and predictors for tobacco use among Arab American youth important. DESIGN: This randomized, community-based, clinical trial is designed to determine tobacco use patterns and forces that contribute to tobacco use. METHOD: A convenience sample of 1372 Arab American 14-18 year olds participated in phase I of the trial. The sample is 54% male; average age 15.7 years (SD = 1.18); 61% percent immigrants. Twenty-three percent report one or more friends who smoked, this increased with age (p = .0001). Self-reported cigarette smoking was related to age (p
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleTobacco Use in Arab-American 9th Graders: A Community-Based Collaborative Projecten_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/149146-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Tobacco Use in Arab-American 9th Graders: A Community-Based Collaborative Project</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2003</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Weglicki, Linda, PhD, MSN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Wayne State University</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Assistant Professor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">lweglicki@hotmail.com</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Virginia Rice, PhD</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Tobacco use in Arab American adults is among the highest in the world (WHO, 1999); less is known about tobacco rates in Arab American teens. The Detroit metropolitan area is a major port of entry from the Middle East making identification of prevalence and predictors for tobacco use among Arab American youth important. DESIGN: This randomized, community-based, clinical trial is designed to determine tobacco use patterns and forces that contribute to tobacco use. METHOD: A convenience sample of 1372 Arab American 14-18 year olds participated in phase I of the trial. The sample is 54% male; average age 15.7 years (SD = 1.18); 61% percent immigrants. Twenty-three percent report one or more friends who smoked, this increased with age (p = .0001). Self-reported cigarette smoking was related to age (p</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T09:56:58Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T09:56:58Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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