A four-page, 20-item survey was used to collect data from participants (N = 403) and to measure participants ‘recent use, knowledge of health risks, attitudes and reasons for hookah use among college students. Results indicated increased prevalence rates (53.8%) among participants of this study.
Apr 25, 2018 · Hookah Use Among College Students: Recent Use, Knowledge of Health Risks, Attitude and Reasons for Use. Fevrier B(1), Nabors L(2), Vidourek RA(3), King KA(4). Author information: (1)Health and Human Performance, UNC-Pembroke, Jones HPER Building, Room 1190l, 1 University Drive, PO Box 1510, Pembroke, NC, 28372, USA.
A new study explored knowledge and attitudes about hookah and hookah use among U.S. college students. Participants (n = 403) were undergraduate students at one Midwestern university. This sample was a convenience sample; 78% of participants were White and 58% were male.
In addition to the physical health risks, hookah use is associated with other substance use. In convenience samples of college students, hookah, cigarettes, and alcohol have been found to be used in concert (Barnett et al., 2013, Jarrett et al., 2012).
factors’ impact on hookah use among college students. Study two examined recent hookah use, knowledge of health risks, attitudes and perceived reasons for hookah use among college students.
College students’ perceptions and attitudes regarding hookah use need to be addressed so that they understand and appreciate the health risks and consequences associated with hookah use. In addition, a link between hookah use and high-risk behaviors was identified.
The emergence of hookah is being noted on college campuses and in large U.S. cities and evidence points to an increasing trend for college students. The purpose of this study was to assess hookah use and identify associations with cigarette smoking and demographic factors.
In one large study aimed at comparing cigarette and hookah use among college intramural, club, and varsity athletes, 2,576 students (29.5%) reported ever trying hookah tobacco smoking and 631 (7.2%) reported hookah tobacco smoking in the past 30 days .
Published in: BMC Public Health · 2013Authors: Tracey E Barnett · Thalia Smith · Ying He · Eric K Soule · Barbara A Curbow · Scott L …Affiliation: University of FloridaAbout: Biostatistics · Epidemiology · Cross-sectional study · Environmental health · Young adult
Introduction Although hookah smoking is becoming a source of tobacco use among college students in the United States, little is known of the students’ knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding hookah use. This cross-sectional study was aimed at determining the prevalence of hookah use and describing social and behavioral factors associated with hookah smoking among university students in a large …
The study, appearing online in the CDC journal Preventing Chronic Disease, examined the prevalence of hookah use and described social and behavioral factors associated with hookah smoking among students at USF, a large urban public university in Tampa, Fla. The research suggests that future public health campaigns address misunderstandings about the risks associated with hookah use as well as the …
The rate of Hookah use among college students during the last decade is about 30%.
A four-page, 20-item survey was used to collect data from participants (N = 403) and to measure participants ‘recent use, knowledge of health risks, attitudes and reasons for hookah use among
There is a growing body of literature that indicates that college students may not be as knowledgeable as should be in making decisions about smoking waterpipes. Purpose: This study was performed to evaluate the prevalence, knowledge, attitudes and beliefs regarding hookah (waterpipe) use among college-based health care students.
• Hookah users underestimate health-risks more than non-users. • More non-smoking hookah users endorse intent to try cigarettes compared to non-users. • Use associated with peer use and approval and cigarette, alcohol and marijuana use.
Published in: Addictive Behaviors · 2013Authors: Adrienne J Heinz · Grace E Giedgowd · Natania A Crane · Jennifer C Veilleux · Mega…Affiliation: Stanford University · University of Illinois at Chicago · University of ArkansasAbout: Nicotine · Alcohol