School-based smoking prevention intervention for Saudi male adolescents

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Abstract

The school-based smoking prevention intervention for Saudi Male Adolescents is an anti-smoking program designed to prevent Saudi adolescents aged 11-16 to start smoking. Ten schools were selected randomly and assigned for the intervention. Similarly, nine schools were selected as a control group. The intervention followed an interactive learning approach, in which students participated in a role-play aimed at strengthening adolescents’ self-efficacy to resist pressure from others to smoke. The program consisted of five lessons, each with 2-3 activities, preceded by group-work and team leading skills training.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Maastricht University
Supervisors/Advisors
  • de Vries, Hein, Supervisor
  • de Vries, Nanne, Supervisor
  • Cheung, Kei Long, Co-Supervisor, External person
Award date30 Mar 2022
Place of PublicationMaastricht
Publisher
Print ISBNs9789464237139
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022

Keywords

  • school-based smoking prevention
  • adolescents
  • Saudi Arabia

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