Acculturation and Tobacco Use Among Chinese Americans

Donna Shelley, Marianne Fahs, Roberta Scheinmann, Susan Swain, Jiaojie Qu & Dee Burton
Objectives: We examined the relationship between acculturation and tobacco behaviors among Chinese Americans. Methods: Using a Chinese-language instrument based on validated questions from several national surveys, we conducted in-person, household-based interviews with 712 representative adults aged 18-74 years. Results: Observed smoking prevalence was 29% for men and 4% for women. Predictors of smoking cessation included being 35 years and older and having a high level of tobacco-related knowledge. Acculturation was positively associated with a histroy...
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