Cohort Profile: The Interdisciplinary Study of Inequalities in Smoking (ISIS)

Katherine L. Frohlich, Martine Shareck, Julie Vallee, Thomas Abel, Rowena Agouri, Michael Cantinotti, Mark Daniel, Clement Dassa, Geetanjali Datta, Thierry Gagne, Bernard-Simon Leclerc, Yan Kestens, Jennifer O'Loughlin, Louise Potvin

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Abstract

The Interdisciplinary Study of Inequalities in Smoking (ISIS) is a cohort study investigating the joint effects of residents’ socio-demographic characteristics and neighbourhood attributes on the social distribution of smoking in a young adult population. Smoking is a behaviour with an increasingly steep social class gradient; smoking prevalence among young adults is no longer declining at the same rate as among the rest of the population, and there is evidence of growing place-based disparities in smoking. ISIS was established to examine these pressing concerns. The ISIS sample comprises non-institutionalized individuals aged 18–25 years, who are proficient in English and/or French and who had been living at their current address in Montréal, Canada, for at least 1 year at time of first contact. Two waves of data have been collected: baseline data were collected November 2011-September 2012 (n = 2093), and a second wave of data was collected January-June 2014 (n = 1457). Data were collected from respondents using a self-administered questionnaire, developed by the research team based on sociological theory, which includes questions concerning social, economic, cultural and biological capital, and activity space as well as smoking behaviour.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere4
Pages (from-to)1-14
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Journal of Epidemiology
Volume46
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

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Frohlich, K. L., Shareck, M., Vallee, J., Abel, T., Agouri, R., Cantinotti, M., ... Potvin, L. (2017). Cohort Profile: The Interdisciplinary Study of Inequalities in Smoking (ISIS). International Journal of Epidemiology, 46(2), 1-14. [e4]. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyv036
Frohlich, Katherine L. ; Shareck, Martine ; Vallee, Julie ; Abel, Thomas ; Agouri, Rowena ; Cantinotti, Michael ; Daniel, Mark ; Dassa, Clement ; Datta, Geetanjali ; Gagne, Thierry ; Leclerc, Bernard-Simon ; Kestens, Yan ; O'Loughlin, Jennifer ; Potvin, Louise. / Cohort Profile: The Interdisciplinary Study of Inequalities in Smoking (ISIS). In: International Journal of Epidemiology. 2017 ; Vol. 46, No. 2. pp. 1-14.
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Frohlich, KL, Shareck, M, Vallee, J, Abel, T, Agouri, R, Cantinotti, M, Daniel, M, Dassa, C, Datta, G, Gagne, T, Leclerc, B-S, Kestens, Y, O'Loughlin, J & Potvin, L 2017, 'Cohort Profile: The Interdisciplinary Study of Inequalities in Smoking (ISIS)', International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 46, no. 2, e4, pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyv036

Cohort Profile: The Interdisciplinary Study of Inequalities in Smoking (ISIS). / Frohlich, Katherine L.; Shareck, Martine; Vallee, Julie; Abel, Thomas; Agouri, Rowena; Cantinotti, Michael; Daniel, Mark; Dassa, Clement; Datta, Geetanjali; Gagne, Thierry; Leclerc, Bernard-Simon; Kestens, Yan; O'Loughlin, Jennifer; Potvin, Louise.

In: International Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 46, No. 2, e4, 2017, p. 1-14.

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