Cigarette smoking by New Zealand doctors and nurses: results from the 1996 population census.

@article{Hay1998CigaretteSB,
  title={Cigarette smoking by New Zealand doctors and nurses: results from the 1996 population census.},
  author={David Raymond Hay},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={111 1062},
  pages={
          102-4
        }
}
AIM To determine the prevalence of cigarette smoking among New Zealand doctors and nurses and to examine intercensal trends in smoking behaviour. METHODS The 1996 New Zealand population census included two questions on cigarette smoking. The data for doctors and nurses have been analysed and compared with results from the 1976 and 1981 censuses. RESULTS There were 7335 doctor respondents and 30,507 nurses. Five percent of male and female doctors smoke cigarettes regularly compared with 15… CONTINUE READING

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