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1967

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Student Understanding And Use Of Tobacco In Selected Schools Of Cache County, Utah, Kirk E. Brotherson May 1967

Student Understanding And Use Of Tobacco In Selected Schools Of Cache County, Utah, Kirk E. Brotherson

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Student understanding and use of tobacco was studied under t he following specific areas: specific knowledge as it relates to smoking and health; student opinions and attitudes toward smoking; smoking experience; and the influence of certain factors on smoking status.

About 700 students were sampled with the use of a questionnaire. The number of students was divided about equally among four schools and between boys and girls at each grade level, grades seven through twelve. It was found t hat boys were better informed than girls about tobacco as it relates to health. Also, the senior high school students were ...