Transition to a Tobacco Free Campus: Cigarette Smoking Trends Among IC Undergraduates Amanda Cheetham , Christie Larrabee & Divine Sebuharara HPPE/ESS Dr. Srijana Bajracharya & Dr. Miranda Kaye. Background.
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Transition to a Tobacco Free Campus: Cigarette Smoking Trends Among IC UndergraduatesAmanda Cheetham, Christie Larrabee& Divine SebuhararaHPPE/ESSDr. SrijanaBajracharya& Dr. Miranda Kaye
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Current residence (β = .11), varsity athlete status (β = -.11), gender (β = .08) and information received about tobacco (β = .11) significantly predicted cigarette use among participants.
Perceptions of tobacco use (β = .02) and year in school (β = .01) were not significant predictors of cigarette use.
All variables explain 4.4% of difference in cigarette use in the last 30 days.
F(6, 1159) = 8.84, p < .001
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