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What was the aim?

To determine the relation between the extent of restrictions of smoking at home, in school and in public places on smoking uptake and prevalence among school students.

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What type of info did the questionnaires ask?

If the adults in the home were smokers. Closed questions found out how smoking was restricted in the home

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What were the six categories based on stage of smoking uptake?

1) non-susceptible non-smokers
2) susceptible non-smokers
3) early experimenters
4) advanced experimenters
5) established smokers
6) current smokers

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How many participants were sampled?

17287 high school students

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How many high schools was the sample collected for,?

202, one in each US county.

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What percentage of students in sampled classes completed the questionnaires?

80%

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What type of sample was used?

Random sample

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What age group were he participants?

14-17

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What two measures of school smoking were used?

Whether there was a ban, and if so, how well it was enforced.

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What was not developing a smoking habit significantly linked with?

Parent-enforced restrictions at home, legal restrictions in public places and school enforced bans.

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What were house smoking bans more effective than on uptake of smoking?

Legal bans in public places

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What were school smoking bans associated with?

An 11% reduction in uptake of smoking across all ages.

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