Background: Establishments dedicated to hookah tobacco smoking recently have proliferated and helped introduce hookah use to U.S. communities.
Purpose: To conduct a comprehensive, qualitative assessment of websites promoting these establishments.
Methods: In June 2009, a systematic search process was initiated to access the universe of websites representing major hookah tobacco smoking establishments. In 2009 –2010, codebook development followed an iterative paradigm involving three...
Authors: Brian Primack, Kristen Rice, Ariel Shensa, Mary Carroll, Erica DePenna, Rima Nakkash, Tracey Barnett