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ERIC Number: EJ648162
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0890-1171
Adolescent Tobacco Use: The Protective Effects of Developmental Assets.
Atkins, Leslie A.; Oman, Roy F.; Vesely, Sara K.; Aspy, Cheryl B.; McLeroy, Kenneth
American Journal of Health Promotion, v16 n4 p198-205 Mar-Apr 2002
Surveyed adolescents and their parents regarding the effects of 10 youth developmental assets on adolescent tobacco use. Results highlighted a strong relationship between having any of nine assets and not smoking. Important assets included having adult, parental, and peer role models; family communication; good use of time; religion; effective health decision making; service to others; future aspirations; and employment skills. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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