Reasons for Use, Potential Use, or Discontinued Use of Hookah Among US Young Adult College Students 公开

Kothari, Shreya (2017)

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Given the increase in hookah use among young adults, this study assessed: 1) differences in sociodemographics and other substance use among current, never, and former users of hookah; 2) hookah use characteristics among current users (e.g., use levels, types of devices/flavors used,); and 3) reasons for use, potential use, and discontinued use among current, never, and former hookah users among young adults. We analyzed data from the third wave of a longitudinal study of students aged 18-25 recruited from seven Georgia colleges/universities. Of 2,865 participants, 56.3% were never users, 12.4% current (past 4-month), and 31.3% former. Correlates of being a current (vs. never) hookah user included being "other race" (vs. White, p=.004), attending an HBCU (vs. a technical college, p

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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION ……………………………………………………………5

CHAPTER 2: LITERATURE REVIEW ……………………………………………………..7

CHAPTER 3: METHODS ……………………………………………………………………15

CHAPTER 4: RESULTS…………………………………………………………………….20

CHAPTER 5: DISCUSSION……………………………………………………………….…22

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