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A life skill-based smoking prevention program for students on Junior High Schools
smoking prevention education
Abstract Objectives: This purpose of the study was to evaluate the influence of smoking prevention program education on eighth-grade students for their intervention of life skills. This study examined the effects of this program on smoking knowledge, decision balance, life skills, self-efficacy, anti-intention and anti-smoking behavior . Method: This study adopted the quasi-experimental design. A Changhua junior high school was purposively selected as the experimental group. The total number of the students in experimental group was 120. The counterparts of comparison group to the experimental junior high school was 114. The total number of participants was 234 students. The experimental group participated in life skill-based program consisted of eight 45-min session with the comparison group received general health education. Results: The results indicated that the experimental students have significant improvements on smoking knowledge, decision balance, self-efficacy, life skills, anti-intention, anti-smoking behavior compared to the counterparts in comparison group. Conclusion: It suggests that life skill-based prevention program is feasible to be implemented in the junior high school and demonstrates the significant effects on smoking-related constructs in adolescents. Key words: smoking prevention education, life skills
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