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Prevalence and characteristics of water-pipe smoking in Canada: Results from the Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey

TitlePrevalence and characteristics of water-pipe smoking in Canada: Results from the Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsAbdullah, P., Costanian C., Khanlou N., and Tamim H.
JournalPublic Health
Volume148
Pages102 - 108
Keywordscanada, hookah, narghileh, smoking, water pipe
Abstract

Objectives To investigate the prevalence and characteristics of water-pipe smoking (WPS) nationally in Canada. Study design This study was a cross-sectional study. Methods Data from the Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey 2011 and 2012 was used. Outcomes investigated were ever and current WPS. Demographic, socio-economic and smoking-related variables were included in a multivariable logistic regression model to determine associations with the outcomes. Results Prevalence of WPS was 8.9% for ever and 0.8% for current WPS (1.8% among

URLhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0033350617301221
DOI10.1016/j.puhe.2017.03.007