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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. Abstract

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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