Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: Three‐Year Urban Elementary School Tobacco Prevention Program. The curriculum comprised five, 45‐minute lessons per year. The same trained instructor taught the curriculum all three years. Specifically, the curriculum included the knowledge, attitude, and skill objectives for late elementary and middle school students

Study Results: Improved knowledge and refusal attitudes related to tobacco use.

Reference: Price, J. H., Beach, P., Everett, S., Telljohann, S. K., & Lewis, L. (1998). Evaluation of a three-year urban elementary school tobacco prevention program. Journal of School Health, 68(1), 26–31.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good