›› 2019, Vol. 39 ›› Issue (2): 213-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2019.02.020

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Progress in research and application of new media in tobacco control among adolescents

SHI Fang-hui1, HE Ya-ping1, XU Gang1, ZHU Jing-fen1,2   

  1. 1. Department of Community Health and Behavioral Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Public Health, Shanghai 200025, China; 2. Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
  • Online:2019-02-28 Published:2019-03-19
  • Supported by:
    National Natural Science Foundation of China, 71403169; Shanghai Key Discipline Construction Project in Public Health, 15GWZK1002

Abstract: To explore the impact of new media on adolescents′ smoking behavior has become an important field as smoking is a common health risk behavior and the popularity rate of new media is increasing among adolescents. At present, new media has gradually become an important way for dissemination of tobacco promotion and control information, which has negative and positive effects on adolescents′ smoking behavior, respectively. Meanwhile, new media has also played an active role in the prevention of smoking behavior and the intervention of smoking cessation behavior among adolescents. This paper aimed to systematically review the influence of new media in tobacco information dissemination and its role in adolescents′ smoking intervention, so as to provide references for exploring effective tobacco control measures and expect to reduce smoking rate among Chinese adolescents.

Key words: new media, adolescent, tobacco control

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