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Smoking rates remain alarming for several groups, American Cancer Society reports

report says several vulnerable subpopulations continue to smoke at high rates. The populations include those in lower education and/or socioeconomic groups; from certain racial or ethnic groups; in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community; w
Buffalo (NY) News
added Feb 21, 2018 20:08
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[Massachusetts] Sexual minority youth continue to smoke cigarettes earlier and more often than heterosexuals: Findings from population-based data [FREE FULL TEXT]

though rates of smoking for all youth in Massachusetts have declined since the late 1990s, significant disparities remain between sexual minority and heterosexual youth....targeted tobacco control programs in Massachusetts are needed; perhaps shifts in so
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 15, 2018 20:55
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tobacco use in lgbt communities

As the LGBT community gained more social and political acceptance, especially in the 1990s, marketers took notice. Industry documents show that tobacco companies were aware of high smoking rates among sexual minorities, and marketing plans show their eff
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:07
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Frequent Experience of LGBQ Microaggression on Campus Associated With Smoking Among Sexual Minority College Students

This study revealed that experiencing frequent LGBQ microaggressions on college campus is associated with increased likelihood of current smoking among LGBQ college students.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:24
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The Effects of Sexual Orientation on the Relationship Between Victimization Experiences and Smoking Status Among US Women

Providers and community health agencies should assess and target physically and sexually abused sexual minority youth for mental health intervention with the goal of interrupting the progression from childhood victimization to adult victimization and subs
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:23
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[New York] Perceived interrelations of pain and cigarette smoking in a sample of adult smokers living with HIV/AIDS

The PSI total score was significantly higher for PLWH who smoke and had current pain versus no current pain. Among smokers with HIV and pain, higher PSI scores were associated with higher pain interference, pain severity, and certain neuropathic pain symp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 2, 2018 18:27
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Who’s Still Smoking: Report Highlights Populations Still at Risk

“The high prevalence of cigarette smoking among vulnerable populations is one of the most pressing challenges facing the tobacco control community,” write the authors. “More attention to and support for promising novel interventions, in addition to new a
American Cancer Society
added Feb 2, 2018 15:59
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Who's Still Smoking? ACS Report Highlights Most Vulnerable Adults

"These populations included individuals in lower education and/or socioeconomic groups; from certain racial/ethnic groups; in the lesbian, gay/bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community; with mental illness; and in the military, particularly among those
MedPage Today
added Feb 1, 2018 18:41
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Smoking Habit Tougher to Break for Some Americans

The overall smoking rate fell from 42 percent in 1965 to 15 percent in 2015. But rates remain high among those who are: poor; less educated; part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community; members of certain ethnic/racial groups; the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 1, 2018 03:04
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Who's still smoking? Disparities in adult cigarette smoking prevalence in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

The continuing high prevalence of cigarette smoking among specific subpopulations, many of them vulnerable, is one of the most pressing challenges facing the tobacco control community. These populations include individuals in lower education and/or socio
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Jan 31, 2018 15:58
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