Cigarette smoking by New Zealand doctors: results from the 1976 population census.

@article{Hay1980CigaretteSB,
  title={Cigarette smoking by New Zealand doctors: results from the 1976 population census.},
  author={David Raymond Hay},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  year={1980},
  volume={91 658},
  pages={
          285-8
        }
}
In the 1976 New Zealand population Census, 3584 male and 505 female doctors aged 25 years and over responded to a question on cigarette smoking. Twenty percent of men and 17% of women doctors smoke cigarettes regularly compared with 40% of men and 30% of women in the general population over 25 years. Cigarette smoking by male doctors has fallen from 37% in 1963 to 20% in 1976. There has been a minor increase by women doctors since 1972. Obstetricians smoke more heavily (27%) than other… CONTINUE READING

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