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Title: Who smokes in Europe? Data from 12 European countries in the TackSHS survey (2017-2018)
Author(s): Gallus, Silvano
Lugo, Alessandra
Liu, Xiaoqiu
Behrakis, Panagiotis
Boffi, Roberto
Bosetti, Cristina
Carreras, Giulia
Chatenoud, Liliane
Clancy, Luke
Continente, Xavier
Dobson, Ruaraidh
Effertz, Tobias
Filippidis, Filippos T
Fu, Marcela
Semple, Sean
Keywords: tobacco
cigarette smoking
smoking prevalence
cross-sectional study
survey
Europe
TackSHS
Issue Date: 4-Apr-2020
Citation: Gallus S, Lugo A, Liu X, Behrakis P, Boffi R, Bosetti C, Carreras G, Chatenoud L, Clancy L, Continente X, Dobson R, Effertz T, Filippidis FT, Fu M & Semple S (2020) Who smokes in Europe? Data from 12 European countries in the TackSHS survey (2017-2018). Journal of Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.2188/jea.je20190344
Abstract: Background: Population data on tobacco use and its determinants require continuous monitoring and careful inter-country comparison. We aimed to provide the most up-to-date estimates on tobacco smoking from a large cross-sectional survey, conducted in selected European countries. Methods: Within the TackSHS Project, a face-to-face survey on smoking was conducted in 2017-2018 in 12 countries: Bulgaria, England, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Spain, representing around 80% of the 432 million European Union (EU) adult population. In each country, a representative sample of around 1,000 subjects aged 15 years and older was interviewed, for a total of 11,902 participants. Results: Overall 25.9% of participants were current smokers (31.0% among men and 21.2% among women, p
DOI Link: 10.2188/jea.je20190344
Rights: © 2020 Silvano GALLUS et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Notes: Output Status: Forthcoming/Available Online Additional co-authors: Gergana Geshanova, Giuseppe Gorini, Sheila Keogan, Hristo Ivanov, Maria-José Lopez, Angel Lopez-Nicolas, José Precioso, Krzysztof Przewozniak, Cornel Radu-Loghin, Ario Ruprecht, Joan B Soriano, Polina Starchenko, Marta Trapero-Bertran, Olena Tigova, Anna S Tzortzi, Constantine Vardavas, Vergina K Vyzikidou, Paolo Colombo, Esteve Fernandez, The TackSHS Project Investigators
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