Associação entre a exposição a maços de cigarros em pontos de venda e susceptibilidade ao tabagismo entre adolescentes Brasileiros

Translated title of the contribution: Association between the display of cigarette packs at the point of sale and smoking susceptibility among adolescents in Brazil

Ana Luiza Curi Hallal, Andreza Madeira Macario, Roberto Hess De Souza, Antônio Fernando Boing, Lúcio Botelho, Joanna E Cohen

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Abstract

This was a cross-sectional study aimed at determining the association between exposure to tobacco displays at the point of sale and susceptibility to smoking in schoolchildren in the 14- to 17-year age bracket. Of the participating students, 69.0%, 21.3%, and 9.7% were classified as never smokers, experimenters, and smokers, respectively. Of the participants who were classified as being exposed to smoking, 18.9% were susceptible to smoking. Of the participants who were classified as being unexposed to smoking, 12.9% were susceptible to smoking (OR = 1.56; 95% CI: 1.04 -2.35; p = 0.029). Exposure to point-of-sale tobacco displays is associated with smoking susceptibility in Brazilian adolescents.

Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)49-51
Number of pages3
JournalJornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia
Volume44
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2018

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Keywords

  • Adolescent health
  • School health
  • Tobacco products

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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