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Tobacco Use and Influencing Factors Among Iranian Children and Adolescents at National and Subnational Levels, According to Socioeconomic Status: The Caspian-IV Study

Roya Kelishadi 1 , Armindokht Shahsanai 1 , 2 , Mostafa Qorbani 3 , 4 , * , Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh 5 , Mohsen Jari 1 , Gelayol Ardalan 1 , Hossein Ansari 6 , Hamid Asayesh 7 and Ramin Heshmat 4 , *
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1 Child Growth and Development Research Center, Research Institute for Primordial Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
2 Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
3 Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, IR Iran
4 Chronic Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
5 Department of Pediatrics, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
6 Health Promotion Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
7 Department of Medical Emergency, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, IR Iran
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  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: May 01, 2016, 18 (5); e21858
  • Published Online: April 27, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 8, 2014
  • Revised: January 14, 2015
  • Accepted: March 29, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.21858

To Cite: Kelishadi R, Shahsanai A, Qorbani M, Esmaeil Motlagh M, Jari M, et al. Tobacco Use and Influencing Factors Among Iranian Children and Adolescents at National and Subnational Levels, According to Socioeconomic Status: The Caspian-IV Study, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2016 ; 18(5):e21858. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.21858.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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