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Prevalência do tabagismo e associação com o uso de outras drogas entre escolares do Distrito Federal Translated title: Prevalence of smoking and its association with the use of other drugs among students in the Federal District of Brasília, Brazil

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      OBJETIVO: Estimar a prevalência do tabagismo e sua associação com o uso de outras drogas entre escolares, do ensino fundamental e médio, do Distrito Federal (DF). MÉTODOS: Estudo epidemiológico, tendo como população de referência escolares do DF. Nossa amostra consistiu de 2.661 alunos com idades entre 9 e 19 anos de todas as séries do ensino fundamental II e do ensino médio que responderam a um questionário padrão. Os resultados foram analisados por gênero e tipo de rede escolar. RESULTADOS: A prevalência do tabagismo entre escolares do DF foi de 10,5%, sendo observada uma associação entre o uso do cigarro e o uso de álcool e outras drogas. CONCLUSÕES: O tabagismo é uma porta de entrada para o uso de outras drogas.

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      OBJECTIVE: To estimate the prevalence of smoking, as well as to determine the association between smoking and the use of other drugs, among middle and high school students in the Federal District of Brasília, Brazil. METHODS: Epidemiological study involving a reference population of students in the District. Our sample comprised 2,661 students from 9 to 19 years of age, in all middle and high school grades. All participating students completed a standard questionnaire. Results were analyzed by gender and type of school (public or private). RESULTS: The prevalence of smoking among students in the District was 10.5%. Smoking was found to be associated with the use of alcohol and other drugs. CONCLUSIONS: Smoking is a gateway to the use of other drugs.

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            Affiliations
            [1 ] Universidade de Brasília Brazil
            [2 ] Universidade de Brasília Brazil
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            jbpneu
            Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia
            J. bras. pneumol.
            Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisiologia (São Paulo )
            1806-3756
            October 2009
            : 35
            : 10
            : 986-991
            S1806-37132009001000007 10.1590/S1806-37132009001000007

            http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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