Influence of Family Smoking Habits and Passive Smoking on Smoking Status Among Belgrade University Students.

Influence of Family Smoking Habits and Passive Smoking on Smoking Status Among Belgrade University Students. Subst Use Misuse. 2016 Jan 30;:1-8 Authors: Stojanovic-Tasic M, Grgurevic A, Trajkovic G, Pekmezovic T Abstract BACKGROUND: There are many factors that affect smoking behavior. OBJECTIVE: The aim of our study was to identify the most important risk factors related to smoking in the sample population of students at the University of Belgrade with a special emphasize on the family role. METHODS: The cross-sectional study was conducted in a population of 2,000 students of the Belgrade University. Four faculties (Medicine, Geography, Economics, and Electrical Engineering) from which the students participating in this research were chosen by the method of random choice, conducted in the period April-June 2010. RESULTS: Independent risk factors for smoking in students, assessed by multivariate logistic regression analysis, included: repeating a year (odds ratio (OR) = 1.67, p
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