Why do Danish adolescents take up smoking?

  • Holm K
  • Kremers S
  • De Vries H
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For the first time a comprehensive international research-based smoking prevention programme addressing adolescents has been launched in Denmark. The ESFA cohort study started in 1997, and this article presents baseline findings. Factors that relate to the initiation of adolescent smoking are found among the concepts of attitude, social norms, social pressure and self-efficacy beliefs.

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  • Adolescents
  • Prevention
  • Smoking

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  • Klavs Holm

  • Stef P.J. Kremers

  • Hein De Vries

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