Conscientious children less likely to smoke
Conscientious children are less likely to smoke in later life, a study carried out by Dr Michael Pluess of QMUL and researchers from UCL has found.
24 March 2015
The study reads:
“Applying a life course approach, it was childhood conscientiousness rather than one at adulthood that was most strongly associated with smoking at 50 years, suggesting conscientiousness is a predictor of adult smoking behaviour rather than a result of exposure to social inequality.”
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