Policy – Educational or Curriculum
★★★

X:IT

Initiative Description: intervention among students from years 7 to 9, including three main intervention components: (i) completely smoke-free school grounds; (ii) parental involvement comprising two dimensions: (a) smoke-free contract between the student and an adult, preferably one of the parents, and (b) smoke-free dialogues; and (iii) smoke-free curriculum based on self-efficacy training and addressing outcome expectancies.

Study Results: Reduced risk of smoking.

Reference: Andersen, A., Krølner,R., Bast, L.F., Thygesen, L.C., Due, P. (2015) Effects of the X:IT smoking intervention: a school-based cluster randomized trial. International Journal of Epidemiology, 44(6), 1900-1908.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good