International Smoking Statistics: A collection of historical data from 30 economically developed…

Paperback | January 31, 2002

EditorBarbara Forey, Jan Hamling, Peter Lee

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International smoking statistics, Second Edition presents a valuable collection of smoking data relating to 30 economically developed countries. Annual data on the national sales of all types of tobacco products are presented for the years up to 1995, with over 100 years of data available forsome countries. Building on the first edition, the new edition extends the geographical coverage as well as documenting the transition to filter and lower tar cigarettes.Up to 50 years of data are presented on the sex- and age-specific prevalence of smoking and amount smoked. National data are shown when available. Many of the gaps are filled using relevant data from regional and epidemiological studies.With its wide international coverage and the time period considered, this book is an especially valuable source of reference for anyone interested in studying long term trends in smoking and smoking-related mortality in different countries throughout the world.Comprehensive and authoritative, International smoking statistics, Second Edition, will greatly facilitate research into smoking, whether from an economic, social or health perspective.

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International smoking statistics, Second Edition presents a valuable collection of smoking data relating to 30 economically developed countries. Annual data on the national sales of all types of tobacco products are presented for the years up to 1995, with over 100 years of data available forsome countries. Building on the first editio...

Barbara Forey is at P.N. Lee Statistics and Computing Limited, Sutton, Surrey. Jan Hamling is at P.N. Lee Statistics and Computing Limited, Sutton, Surrey.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:854 pages, 11.61 × 8.19 × 11.63 inPublished:January 31, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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MethodsCountries consideredMain sources of data........Sales data................Consumption of tobacco products........Survey data................Prevalence of smoking and cigarette consumption per smoker................Consumption category estimation........Additional survey-based data................Cigarette consumption per person................Adjustment for understatement................Summary of adult smoking........PopulationAbbreviationsReferencesComparisons between countries1. Australia2. Austria3. Belgium4. Bulgaria5. Canada6. Czechoslovakia7. Denmark8. Finland9. France10. Germany11. Greece12. Hungary13. Iceland14. Ireland15. Israel16. Italy17. Japan18. Netherlands19. New Zealand20. Norway21. Poland22. Portugal23. Romania24. Spain25. Sweden26. Switzerland27. UK28. USA29. USSR30. YugoslaviaAppendix IEstimated size of adult populationAppendix IIComparisons of manufactured and hand-rolled cigarettes and differences in the way they are smokedAppendix IIIConsumption category estimationAppendix IVEstimation of prevalence of smoking by standardized age groupsAppendix VEstimating past smoking habits by an indirect method, with application to Great Britain