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  1. Fulltext. Trends in cigarette smoking : The Minnesota Heart Survey, 1980 through 1992.

    Article - En anglais



    The purpose of this study was to describe trends in the prevalence of cigarette smoking between 1980 through 1982 and 1990 through 1992 in Minneapolis and St.

    Paul, Minn.


    Thrree population-based surveys were conducted among adults 25 to 74 years of age in 1980 through 1982,1985 thourhg 1987, and 1990 through 1992.


    Overall age-adjusted prevalences of cigarette smoking declined significantly between 1980-1982 and 1985-1987 and between 1985-1987 and 1990-1992.

    Serum thiocyanate, a biochemical marker for tobaccouse, also declined significantly over the 3 periods.


    Favorable trends in smoking prevalence and cigarettte consumption among smolers were observed, but disturbing trends in some smoking behaviors were also noted.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tabagisme, Cigarette, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Evolution, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tobacco smoking, Cigarette, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Evolution, Human, United States, North America, America

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0414792

    Code Inist : 002B18C05C. Création : 25/01/1999.