Asian Youth and Tobacco Control Survey
The overall goal of this study is to identify and understand the environmental characteristics associated with tobacco use and tobacco initiation among Asian American youth from primarily two communities: Chinese and Vietnamese. The specific aims of this study are twofold:
- To estimate the prevalence of smoking among Chinese and Vietnamese youth in the Houston area compared with non-Asian American communities.
- To study the relationship between environmental characteristics (both pro- and anti-tobacco) and tobacco initiation and use among Chinese and Vietnamese youth.
- To explore if degree of acculturation is related to tobacco initiation and use among Chinese and Vietnamese youth.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Asian Youth and Tobacco Control Survey|
- Prevalence Rates of smoking among Chinese and Vietnamese youth in the Houston area. [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||March 2008|
|Study Completion Date:||January 2009|
|Primary Completion Date:||January 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Asian Youth and Tobacco Control
Smoking Questionnaire for self-identified Chinese or Vietnamese participants.
Questionnaire about tobacco and alcohol use, acculturation, and other related topics.
Other Name: Survey
This is a survey about health-related behaviors, risks, attitudes and acculturation. It includes questions about use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; safety and violence; diet and physical activity; and youth programs and resources in your community. Your answers are completely anonymous, and your name will not appear anywhere on this survey or as part of this survey. Your parents will not see your responses.
|United States, Texas|
|U.T.M.D. Anderson Cancer Center|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77030|
|Principal Investigator:||Alex Prokhorov, MD, PhD||M.D. Anderson Cancer Center|