Preventing uptake of smoking by young people

Factor to be tackledIntervention
Influence of family members (parental smoking, sibling smoking, and family attitudes to smoking)Local, community based initiatives running concurrently with school campaigns and media campaigns providing consistent messages
Peer influenceSocial influence training (community or school based); media campaigns
School influenceSchool based social influence training; media campaigns
Relevance of media campaignsPiloting or developmental work to refine messages for local populations
Changing young people's attitudes to smoking before they experiment with cigarettesDevelop campaigns aimed at children aged 4 to 8 years