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Deadly progress: changes in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adult daily smoking, 2004–2015.

Lovett, Raymond; Thurber, Katherine; Wright, Alyson; Maddox, Raglan; Banks, Emily

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Background: Tobacco smoking is the leading contributor to the burden of disease among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Reducing tobacco use in this population is a public health priority. Precise monitoring of smoking prevalence trends is central to implementation and evaluation of effective tobacco control. The way in which trends are reported influences understanding of the extent of progress, with potential implications for policy. Our objective was to quantify absolute...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/155157
Source: Public Health Research & Practice
DOI: 10.17061/phrp2751742

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