Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology (ICAAIP 2017)

How peers influence Children's Smoking Behavior

Authors
Andi Tenri Awaru, Mappeaty Nyorong, Muhammad Rahmat
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Andi Tenri Awaru
Available Online August 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icaaip-17.2018.8How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Smoking Behavior, Primary School aged children
Abstract

Smoking is a risky behavior that is increasingly popular among young people. Smoking behavior is influenced by many factors, one of which is the role of peers. This study aims to identify the role of peers in primary school children smoking behavior. This research uses qualitative method with phenomenology design. Data collection is done by observation and in-depth interview and then analyzed by content analysis. The results show influence if peers in children smoking behavior comes in many form, which are affordability of information, social support, and possible situations. Peers do not play a role in influencing the child's personal autonomy which shows that the majority of children make their own decisions to smoke. It is concluded that peers influence smoking behavior in primary school children This electronic document is a "live" template and already defines the components of your paper [title, text, heads, etc.] in its style sheet.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology (ICAAIP 2017)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
August 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-465-1
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icaaip-17.2018.8How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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