Tag: Adolescent smoking

1. In 2019, 1.14 billion individuals worldwide were active smokers, accounting for 7.41 trillion cigarette-equivalents of tobacco. 2. Without intervention, the current count of 7.69 million deaths and 200 million disability-adjusted life-years annually is predicted to increase in the coming years. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Reducing tobacco use has been identified to...
1. In 2019, 1.14 billion individuals worldwide were active smokers, accounting for 7.41 trillion cigarette-equivalents of tobacco. 2. Without intervention, the current count of 7.69 million deaths and 200 million disability-adjusted life-years annually is predicted to increase in the coming years. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Reducing tobacco use has...
1. In a large and diverse cohort study, multiple susceptibility factors accurately predicted smoking outcomes 4 years later.  2. Exposure to tobacco marketing and electronic cigarette use were also strongly associated with smoking outcomes. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Previous research has shown that the majority of adult smokers experimented...
1. Among adolescents, frequency of hookah smoking is jointly linked with a) the belief that it is a common peer practice, and b) exposure to household users. 2. In general, adolescents overestimate the true prevalence of hookah smoking among their age cohort. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Unlike other forms...
1. Among adolescents aged 12-17 years, e-cigarette use was linked with new onset marijuana use one year later, as determined by a large longitudinal survey. 2. Younger adolescents aged 12-14 years had a higher association between e-cigarette use and future marijuana use as compared with older adolescents aged 15-17 years. Evidence...
1. Among a representative sample of U.S. high school students, those who used synthetic cannabinoids (SC) were more likely to report more recent and more frequent use of other illegal drugs, compared to marijuana-only users. 2. SC users, compared to marijuana-only users, were more likely to report lower parental education...
1. For children aged 20 years old, lower levels of serum cotinine were found in the supportive parenting intervention group compared to the control group. 2. Parents in the intervention group were also more likely to utilize supportive parenting techniques for children ages 11 to 16 years when compared to...
1. Using nationally representative data, this study found that racial and ethnic disparities in smoking susceptibility among nonsmoking children, was persistent over the 15 year study period. 2. Compared to non-Hispanic whites, Hispanics were more susceptible to smoking, while non-Hispanic blacks and non-Hispanic Asian Americans were less susceptible to smoking. Evidence...
1. Adolescents using e-cigarettes in 11th and 12th grade were 6 times more likely to initiate cigarette use at follow up, after age 18, compared to never e-cigarette users. 2. Those adolescents stating no intention of smoking were more likely to initiate combustible product use (hookah, pipes, cigars) at follow...
1. In this cross-sectional sample of high school students, 1 in 20 reported using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) to vaporize cannabis. Among students who reported using cannabis in any form at least once, nearly 1 in 5 had used an e-cigarette to vaporize cannabis. 2. In these high school students, e-cigarette use...