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Introduction. Smoking rates are 15% in Vermont and higher in low-income populations. Winooski, Vermont is vulnerable to high tobacco use rates given that 23.6% of Winooski residents live below the poverty line. Tobacco advertising, which has been shown to have a direct, dose-dependent association with youth tobacco use, is highly prevalent in stores in Winooski.
Burton Wilke, PhD, University of Vermont
Kate Nugent, MA, Winooski Coalition for a Safe and Peaceful Community
Winooski Coalition for a Safe and Peaceful Community
Environmental Health, Health-Related Quality of Life & Well-Being, Nutrition and Weight Status, Physical Activity, Social Determinants of Health, Substance Abuse, Tobacco Use
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Azevedo, Kristopher; Brown, Benjamin; Chang, Eric; Evangelista, Jessie; McDaniels, Ian; Kusina, Olga; Patel, Anisha; Nugent, Kate; Wilke, Burton; and Carney, Jan, "Assessing Attitudes Towards Tobacco Advertising in Winooski, VT" (2013). Public Health Projects, 2008-present. 92.