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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking epidemic: what stage are we at, and what does it mean?

Lovett, Raymond; Thurber, Katherine; Maddox, Raglan


Smoking is the leading contributor to the burden of disease among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, and there is considerable potential for change. Understanding the epidemic stage may provide insight into probable trends in smoking-attributable mortality, and inform program and policy development. Tobacco use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians has declined substantially, accompanied by declining tobacco-related cardiovascular mortality. Based on the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Public Health Research & Practice
DOI: 10.17061/phrp2741733
Access Rights: Open Access


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