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Cross-national gender differences in the socioeconomic factors associated with smoking in Australia, the United States of America and South Korea

French, Davina J.; Jang, Soong-nang; Tait, Robert J.; Anstey, Kaarin

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Objectives: We compared rates of smoking among those aged 45 years and older in Australia, the United States of America and South Korea, and examined cross-national gender differences in key socioeconomic differentials in smoking. Methods: We conducted weighted analyses on cross-sectional data from nationally representative surveys conducted in 2006. Results: Current smoking was more prevalent for males than females in all countries; the gender difference was largest in Korea. Being...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-12
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9546
Source: International Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1007/s00038-012-0430-5

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