What works to prevent adolescent smoking? A systematic review of the national cancer institute's research-tested intervention programs

  • Sherman E
  • Primack B
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Cigarette use remains the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Although school is an ideal setting for antismoking interventions, school-based programs have not been successful in the long term. The purpose of this study was to explore characteristics of programs deemed to be successful short-term Research-Tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs) by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

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  • Adolescent
  • National Cancer Institute
  • Prevention
  • Research-Tested Intervention Programs
  • School-based
  • Smoking
  • Tobacco

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