Boys and girls and healthy behaviour

Martin, Shelly
May 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/30/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 11, p1603
Academic Journal
Reports on the Canadian component of a multinational study on the behavior of school children in relation to health risks. A finding of significant differences between boys and girls; The number of 15-year-old Canadian girls and boys who smoked cigarettes; Increase in the number of youth who admitted to having tried marijuana.


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