TITLE

Abstracts

PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy;Autumn2005, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents abstracts of articles related to public health. The article "Smoking in Contemporary American Cinema" examines the prevalence of smoking among characters portrayed in the movies. The top 10 movies on the weekly box office charts were reviewed. It was determined prior to the start of the study that 300 male characters and 300 female characters were needed to detect any significant difference. Smoking prevalence is the same in contemporary American movies and in the general US population.
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18670680

 

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