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Students Light Up Despite School Anti-Smoking Programs

It may take more than anti-smoking lessons in the classroom to keep school-age children and teens from lighting up, according to a recent review of studies.//

There is little strong evidence that school-based programs are effective in the long term in preventing kids from taking up smoking, said Dr. Roger Thomas, lead reviewer and a professor in the family medicine department at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada.

The review appears in the July issue of The Cochrane Library, a publication of The Cochrane Collaboration, an international organization that evaluates medical research. Systematic reviews draw evidence-based conclusions about medical practice after considering both the content and quality of existing medical trials on a topic.

Thomas and colleagues identified 23 high-quality randomized controlled trials that examined the effectiveness of school-based smoking prevention programs taught to school children ages 5 to 18. The majority of these studies took place in the United States, the rest in Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Each study measured whether the students were nonsmokers before and immediately after the intervention program, as well as six months and two years later. Five types of tobacco-education programs were evaluated.

In information-giving education programs, students learned about smoking and its risks. Only one information-giving intervention met high-quality standards, but it did show a positive effect on students’ smoking.

Social competence programs taught students behavioral skills, such as goal-setting, to help them learn to avoid smoking. When researchers pooled the results of the two best-quality social competence trials, they found a positive, but not statistically significant effect on student smoking.

Thirteen studies evaluated the effectiveness of social influence interventions, which helped students discuss ways to say no t
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