The association between smoking and sexual behavior among teens in US contraceptive clinics.
Cigarette smoking has long been a target of public health intervention because it substantially contributes to morbidity and mortality. Individuals in different-sex marriages and lower smoking risk i.
However, little is known about the smoking risk of individuals in same-sex cohabiting unions. We smoking examine the role of socioeconomic status SES and sex distress in the relationship ivonne decarlo nude union status and smoking.
Estimates from multinomial logistic regression models reveal that same-sex and different-sex cohabiters experience similar smoking risk when compared to one another, and higher smoking risk when compared to the different-sex married.
Results suggest that SES and psychological distress factors cannot fully explain smoking differences between the different-sex married and same-sex and different-sex cohabiting groups. Policy recommendations to reduce smoking disparities among same-sex and different-sex cohabiters are discussed.
Cigarette smoking is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the U. Center for Disease Control and Prevention ; Hummer et al.
Despite dramatic smoking rate reductions in most U.