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.
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
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0414792
Code Inist : 002B18C05C. Création : 25/01/1999.