Commentary on Nuyts et al. (2018): education is the key to preventing growing inequalities in smoking prevalence

Olivia M. Maynard*, Suzanne H. Gage

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Widening educational disparities in smoking initiation may be a result of
tobacco control policies which fail to influence those most at risk. Education itself
may be a method of equipping adolescents with the skills required to abstain from
tobacco.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)533–534
Number of pages2
JournalAddiction
Volume113
Issue number3
Early online date8 Feb 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2018

Structured keywords

  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Tobacco and Alcohol
  • Physical and Mental Health

Keywords

  • Adolescents
  • education
  • inequalities
  • smoking initiation
  • tobacco control
  • tobacco policy
  • trends
  • youth smoking

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