Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 1, P143-156 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0007 View full text
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Michelle A. Laws, Chien Ju Huang, Roderick F. Brown, Al Richmond, Rhonda C. Conerly

Abstract: Very little is known about the prevalence, patterns, social norms, and trends of smoking among students attending historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The current study assessed the prevalence, patterns, and norms associated with cigarette smoking among a cross-sectional random sample of 371 undergraduate college students at a historically Black university in North Carolina. Eighty-seven percent of the respondents were non-smokers. Eighty-six percent of the students reported that smoking was d…

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