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November: A Statistics Public Workshop - Planning for and Analysis of Randomized Controlled Clinical Trials and Observational Studies

will address: (1) best practices for prospective statistical analysis planning through all phases of health research; (2) considerations for data standards and formats for regulatory submissions; and (3) current and emerging methodology for handling missi
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Jul 31, 2015 15:36


Results are based on telephone interviews conducted July 8-12, 2015 with a random sample of –1,009—adults, aged 18+, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. For results based on this sample of national adults, the margin of sampling e
Gallup Organization
added Jul 30, 2015 04:46

Ban on Smoking in Public Retains Majority Support in U.S.

A majority of Americans continue to believe smoking should be made illegal in all public places (58%), as they have since 2011....About one in four Americans (24%) say smoking should be made completely illegal. That is twice the level in 2007 and the hig
Gallup Organization
added Jul 30, 2015 04:42

[UK] Smoking, drinking and drug-taking among pupils at record low

The proportion of pupils experimenting with smoking has dropped to the lowest level on record – with more children having tried e-cigarettes than conventional tobacco, a major new study finds. The survey, which questioned more than 6,000 pupils in 210 s
The Times Educational Supplement (TES)
added Jul 24, 2015 10:20

[UK] Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Among Young People in England - 2014

This report contains results from an annual survey of secondary school pupils in England in years 7 to 11 (mostly aged 11 to 15). 6,173 pupils in 210 schools completed questionnaires in the autumn term of 2014.
added Jul 23, 2015 21:34

Gender and race influence when teens start drinking, smoking and doing drugs

Cigarette use among white teenagers is substantially higher than among black and Hispanic teenagers, especially at 18 years old, according to Penn State researchers. Alcohol and marijuana use are also higher in white teenagers, and the numbers continue t
Penn State University
added Jul 22, 2015 15:27

Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds

Although more American teens are using marijuana, their use of alcohol and cigarettes has decreased, a new study finds. Penn State researchers reviewed information from nearly 600,000 high school seniors surveyed about their substance use between 1976 a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 22, 2015 15:24

Sociodemographic and Psychological Characteristics of Very Light Smoking Among Women in Emerging Adulthood, National Survey of Drug Use and Health, 2011

Although comorbid psychological disorders and substance use present challenges, very light smokers’ perception of higher smoking risks and lower nicotine dependence compared with that of other smokers provide intervention opportunities.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Jul 17, 2015 20:19

'Light Smoking' Increases Among Young Women, But Health Risks Are Just As Bad As Smoking A Pack Per Day

The researchers examined 9,789 women between the ages of 18 and 25, using data from the 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Women who had smoked part or all of a cigarette in the past 30 days were classified as smokers, while those who didn’t bu
Medical Daily
added Jul 17, 2015 19:57

WHO REPORT On THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2015: Raising taxes on tobacco (PDF)

presents a country-level examination of the epidemic and identifies countries that have applied effective tobacco control measures. The number of people worldwide protected by effective tobacco control measures continues to grow, and countries that
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:26
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