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Research data: TOBACCO USE
The study aims to describe sociodemographic and health variable indices related to current and former tobacco use among older adults who par...
2019 Daily tobacco use and problem drinking among urban adults in South Africa: a longitudinal study
There is a lack of longitudinal studies investigating daily tobacco use and problem drinking in Africa. The aim of this study was to explore...
Friendships during adolescence play a significant role in the initiation and maintenance of tobacco use. Smoking behaviour among adolescent ...Download this report
2018 Concurrent alcohol and tobacco use among school-going adolescents in Namibia: prevalence and risk factors
The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and risk factors for concurrent alcohol and tobacco use among school-going adolescen...