Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 17th, 2005
"We examined multiple ecological factors (individual, family, peer, school, and community) associated with female adolescent former smokers (FS), current smokers (CS), and never smokers (NS) in a sample of 2,029 seventh- to twelfth-grade girls living in a rural area of Virginia.
"We were particularly interesting in examining variables related to FS," said A.J. Huebner and colleagues, Virginia Tech.
The researchers found that "compared to CS, FS reported lower levels of delinquency, less coping by taking drugs, less availability...
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