Sexual-Orientation Disparities in Cigarette Smoking in a Longitudinal Cohort Study of Adolescents
Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 05/25/2012Corliss HL et al.
Sexual–orientation minorities are at greater risk for smoking during adolescence and emerging adulthood than heterosexuals. Disparities are larger in females and evident in early adolescence. Prevention and cessation efforts should target this population, preferably beginning in early adolescence.
MDLinx connects healthcare professionals and patients to tomorrow's important medical news, while providing the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries with highly targeted interactive marketing, education, content, and medical research solutions.