Vandewater Research on Smoking Cited in Population Reference Bureau Article

Wed, August 30, 2017
Vandewater Research on Smoking Cited in Population Reference Bureau Article
Research from Vandewater in PRB.

Research by PRC Data Science and Research Services Unit Lead Elizabeth Vandewater has been cited in a Population Reference Bureau article on smoking research. The article reviews recent studies that examine genetics, stress, and neighborhood/family characteristics to identify who smokes and why. Vandewater's study shows that having a parent who smokes doubles the odds a young adult will also smoke, but having a grandparent who smokes is not linked to a young adult smoking unless the parent also smokes. Read the full PRB article here

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