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Who smokes in Europe? Data from 12 European countries in the TackSHS survey (2017-2018)

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

Keywords
tobacco; cigarette smoking; smoking prevalence; cross-sectional study; survey; Europe; TackSHS

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

Journal
Journal of Epidemiology

StatusIn Press
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
FundersEuropean Commission (Horizon 2020)
Publication date online04/04/2020
Date accepted by journal21/01/2020
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/30960
PublisherJapan Epidemiological Association
ISSN0917-5040
eISSN1349-9092
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