Changing social circumstances influence smoking

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Sep 12 2013




Reducing people’s deprivation through wider social policy should help reduce smoking rates significantly according to new research from the University of Otago, Wellington.

However findings that an improvement in social circumstances through increasing income among 15-24 year olds actually increased the chances of smoking suggests specific policy action is needed to help stop young adults from adopting smoking.


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