The UK smoking time-warp: roll on 1989!

Jamrozik, K., Weller, D. and Heller, R. (2004) The UK smoking time-warp: roll on 1989!. Medical Journal of Australia, 180 6: 266-267.


Author Jamrozik, K.
Weller, D.
Heller, R.
Title The UK smoking time-warp: roll on 1989!
Journal name Medical Journal of Australia   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0025-729X
1326-5377
Publication date 2004-03-15
Sub-type Editorial
Volume 180
Issue 6
Start page 266
End page 267
Total pages 2
Place of publication Sydney
Publisher Australasian Medical Publishing
Language eng
Subject 1117 Public Health and Health Services
Abstract The Risk Factor Prevalence Survey conducted by the National Heart Foundation in Australian capital cities in 1989 revealed that, for the first time ever, there were more ex-smokers than current smokers among Australian adults of working age. This major landmark in public health went unnoticed, and, well over a decade later, has still not been achieved in Britain. How can it be that the cradle of epidemiology and the home of the British Doctors Study (and all that it has taught us about the harm done by smoking) is itself doing so poorly in tobacco control?
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Editorial
Collection: Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) - Collection
 
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