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J Behav Med. 1984 Mar;7(1):109-14.

A situational analysis of adolescent smoking.

Abstract

Forty-four adolescent smokers self-monitored their smoking for 1 week. Four 4 hr each day subjects recorded the person, place, and activity associated with each cigarette smoked. Seventy-one percent of all cigarettes were smoked in the presence of another person. Roughly half of those cigarettes were were smoked with peers. A surprising amount of smoking occurred in the subject's own home, suggesting that the smoking of the subjects is accepted, if not condoned , by their parents. The data generally confirm the social nature of adolescent smoking.

PMID:
6716467
DOI:
10.1007/bf00845349
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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