The role of schoolmates' smoking and non-smoking in adolescents' smoking transitions: a longitudinal study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Addiction (Abingdon, England), Volume 102, Issue 10, p.1665-75 (2007)


Adolescent, Adolescent Behavior, Attitude to Health, Child, Female, Health Education, Humans, Longitudinal Studies, Male, Peer Group, Public Health Sciences Division, Risk-Taking, Smoking, Students, Washington


The first longitudinal investigation of the extent to which same-age and older schoolmates' smoking and non-smoking are associated with adolescents' smoking transitions during three grade intervals.