[Swedish physicians smoke least in all the world. A new study of smoking habits and attitudes to tobacco].

@article{Bolinder2002SwedishPS,
  title={[Swedish physicians smoke least in all the world. A new study of smoking habits and attitudes to tobacco].},
  author={Gunilla Bolinder and Lars Himmelmann and Kerstin Johansson},
  journal={Lakartidningen},
  year={2002},
  volume={99 30-31},
  pages={3111-7}
}
Since 1969, studies of Swedish doctors' tobacco habits and attitudes have been carried out regularly every fifth year. The present investigation was made in 2001 in the form of a questionnaire distributed to a random sample of 5% of Swedish doctors (n = 1,367). The response rate was 80%. The proportion of daily smokers was 6%, a figure that had not changed since 1996. More doctors had never smoked (44% compared with 38% in 1996). Most smokers were found among psychiatrists and surgeons (10… CONTINUE READING