4073.0 The Disparate Impact of Smoking on African Americans

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The impact of smoking on the African American community is disparate from other racial/ethnic groups. This session will highlight these differences, and present interventions specific to this population.
Session Objectives: Describe the impact of tobacco use in the African American community Compare the impact of smoking on African Americans compared to Caucasions
Morgan Philbin, MHS , Pamela R. Jones, PhD, RN, MPH , ManSoo Yu, PhD and Youn Ok Lee, PhD

Necessary but not sufficient: The influence of tobacco control policies on urban African American young adults
Morgan Philbin, MHS, Carla Williams, PhD, Lee Bone, MPH, RN and Frances Stillman, EdD
Social and Contextual Factors Influencing Tobacco Use in African Americans
Pamela R. Jones, PhD, RN, MPH, Marlene Z. Cohen, RN, PhD, Helen E. McIlvain, PhD, Mohammad Siahpush, PhD, Alexis Scott and Kingsley Okafor
Tobacco use amongst African American youth living in Urban Public Housing
ManSoo Yu, PhD, Von Nebbit, PhD and Margaret Lombe, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Epidemiology

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)