Literature Review

Initiative Description: Systematic literature review on English publications regarding school-based programs implemented in schools for tobacco use prevention.

Study Results: School-based tobacco use prevention interventions are effective in reducing smoking prevalence, reducing smoking initiation and intended smoking intentions in the short term

Reference: Dobbins, M., DeCorby, K., Manske, S., Goldblatt, E. (2008). Effective practices for school-based tobacco use prevention. Preventive Medicine, 46, 289–297.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good