Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
The word "smoke", at least in AE, can mean "kill". As in: the gangaster smoked them. I think the author is suggesting that adolescents who smioke are killing themsleves.
What a strange idea! So you think it means, "Adolescents who overestimated the prevalence of smoking among their peers were significantly more likely to suicide"?
You are correct, 5jj. I misread the sentence.
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