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Cigarette and nargileh smoking practices among school students in Beirut, Lebanon

Show simple item record Tamim H. Al-Sahab B. Akkary G. Ghanem M. Tamim N. El Roueiheb Z. Kanj M. Afifi R.
dc.contributor.editor 2007 2017-10-18T13:37:06Z 2017-10-18T13:37:06Z 2007
dc.identifier.issn 10873244
dc.description.abstract Objectives: To determine the prevalence and predictors of smoking nargileh and-or cigarettes among school students in Greater Beirut, Lebanon. Methods: A proportionate random sample of 2443 students from 13 public and private schools was selected and asked to complete self-administered anonymous questionnaires. Results: The prevalence of smoking cigarettes only, nargileh only, and both was 2.5percent, 25.6percent, and 6.3percent, respectively. Stepwise regression analyses revealed that the predictors of smoking for either type are different, whereby nargileh smoking is more culturally accepted than cigarette smoking. Conclusions: Design interventions to increase awareness towards the hazards of the misconceived harmless effects of nargileh smoking.
dc.format.extent Pages: (56-63)
dc.language English
dc.publisher OAK RIDGE
dc.relation.ispartof Publication Name: American Journal of Health Behavior; Publication Year: 2007; Volume: 31; no. 1; Pages: (56-63);
dc.source Scopus
dc.title Cigarette and nargileh smoking practices among school students in Beirut, Lebanon
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.affiliation Tamim, H., School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Ont., Canada
dc.contributor.affiliation Al-Sahab, B., School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Ont., Canada
dc.contributor.affiliation Akkary, G., Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Ghanem, M., Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Tamim, N., Adjunct Faculty, Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States
dc.contributor.affiliation El Roueiheb, Z., Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, United States
dc.contributor.affiliation Kanj, M., Department of Health Behavior and Health Education
dc.contributor.affiliation Afifi, R., Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.authorAddress Tamim, H.; School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Ont., Canada; email:
dc.contributor.authorCorporate University: American University of Beirut; Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences; Department: Health Promotion and Community Health;
dc.contributor.authorDepartment Health Promotion and Community Health
dc.contributor.faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
dc.contributor.authorInitials Tamim, H
dc.contributor.authorInitials Al-Sahab, B
dc.contributor.authorInitials Akkary, G
dc.contributor.authorInitials Ghanem, M
dc.contributor.authorInitials Tamim, N
dc.contributor.authorInitials El Roueiheb, Z
dc.contributor.authorReprintAddress Tamim, H (reprint author), York Univ, Sch Kinesiol and Hlth Sci, N York, ON M3J 1P3, Canada.
dc.contributor.authorUniversity American University of Beirut
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dc.description.citedCount 25
dc.description.citedTotWOSCount 26
dc.description.citedWOSCount 26
dc.format.extentCount 8
dc.identifier.pubmedID 17181462
dc.identifier.scopusID 33846786539
dc.publisher.address 2205-K OAK RIDGE RD, #115, OAK RIDGE, NC 27310 USA
dc.relation.ispartOfISOAbbr Am. J. Health Behav.
dc.relation.ispartOfIssue 1
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitle American Journal of Health Behavior
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitleAbbr Am. J. Health Behav.
dc.relation.ispartOfVolume 31
dc.source.ID WOS:000243570600006
dc.type.publication Journal
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Adolescents
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Cigarette
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Nargileh
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Smoking
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Tobacco
dc.subject.otherIndex adolescent
dc.subject.otherIndex article
dc.subject.otherIndex comparative study
dc.subject.otherIndex cross-sectional study
dc.subject.otherIndex cultural factor
dc.subject.otherIndex ethnology
dc.subject.otherIndex female
dc.subject.otherIndex health behavior
dc.subject.otherIndex health survey
dc.subject.otherIndex human
dc.subject.otherIndex Lebanon
dc.subject.otherIndex lifestyle
dc.subject.otherIndex male
dc.subject.otherIndex questionnaire
dc.subject.otherIndex smoking
dc.subject.otherIndex social behavior
dc.subject.otherIndex social psychology
dc.subject.otherIndex statistics
dc.subject.otherIndex student
dc.subject.otherIndex tobacco dependence
dc.subject.otherIndex Adolescent
dc.subject.otherIndex Cross-Cultural Comparison
dc.subject.otherIndex Cross-Sectional Studies
dc.subject.otherIndex Female
dc.subject.otherIndex Health Behavior
dc.subject.otherIndex Health Surveys
dc.subject.otherIndex Humans
dc.subject.otherIndex Lebanon
dc.subject.otherIndex Life Style
dc.subject.otherIndex Male
dc.subject.otherIndex Questionnaires
dc.subject.otherIndex Smoking
dc.subject.otherIndex Social Facilitation
dc.subject.otherIndex Social Values
dc.subject.otherIndex Students
dc.subject.otherIndex Tobacco Use Disorder
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus SOCIOECONOMIC-STATUS
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus UNIVERSITY-STUDENTS
dc.subject.otherWOS Public, Environmental and Occupational Health

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