Smoking Onset in a Bi-ethnic Population
The major goal of this project was to assess determinants of smoking onset throughout
junior high and high school and to follow this cohort two years post high school.
Robinson LA, Klesges RC. Ethnic and gender risk factors for smoking onset. Health
Psychol. 1997;16(6):499-505. Abstract
Klesges RC, Robinson LA, Zbikowski SM. Is smoking associated with lower body mass
in adolescents?: A large-scale biracial investigation. Addict Behav. 1998;23(1):109-113.
Robinson LA, Klesges RC, Zbikowski SM. Gender and ethnic differences in young adolescents'
sources of cigarettes. Tob Control. 1998;7:353-359. Abstract
Scarinci IC, Robinson LA, Alfano CM, Zbikowski SM, Klesges RC. The relationship between
socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and cigarette smoking in urban adolescents. Prev
Med. 2002;34:171-178. Abstract
Murray DM, Alfano CM, Zbikowski SM, Padgett LS, Robinson LA, Klesges R. Intraclass
correlation among measures related to cigarette use by adolescents: Estimate from
an urban and largely African American cohort. Addict Behav. 2002;27:509-527. Abstract
Alfano CM, Zbikowski SM, Robinson LA, Klesges RC, Scarinci IC. Adolescent reports
of physician counseling for smoking. Pediatrics. 2002;109(3):E47. Abstract
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