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Latino cigarette smoking patterns by gender in a US national sample
Hispanics/Latinos and Tobacco Use | CDC
Latino smokers are a rising public health concern who experience elevated tobacco related health disparities. Additional information on Latino smoking is needed to inform screening and treatment. Latent class analysis using smoking frequency, cigarette preferences, onset, smoking duration, cigarettes per day and minutes to first cigarette were used to create multivariate latent smoking profiles for Latino men and women. Final models found seven classes for Latinas and nine classes for Latinos.
Latino Smokers And The Dangers Of Menthol Cigarettes
Approximately 47 percent of Latinos who smoke prefer menthol cigarettes, indicates a report from Forbes. In fact, data indicates most menthol smokes are from minorities; 83 percent of African American smokers and 51 percent of Asian smokers also turn to menthols as their cigarette of choice. In fact, more than half of Latino children who smoke use menthol cigarettes, according to an investigation by the Food and Drug Administration earlier this year. While flavored tobacco products still exist, menthol is currently to only flavoring legal to use in tobacco cigarettes, and all other flavor additives were banned by Congress in
Skip to search form Skip to main content. Kristman-Valente and Brian P. Kristman-Valente , Brian P. Flaherty Published in Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of…. BackgroundLatino smokers are a rising public health concern who experience elevated tobacco-related health disparities.