Patterns of tobacco use: a 10-year follow-up study of smoking and snus habits in a middle-aged Swedish population.

  title={Patterns of tobacco use: a 10-year follow-up study of smoking and snus habits in a middle-aged Swedish population.},
  author={Gunnar Lundqvist and Herbert Sandstr{\"o}m and Ann Őhman and Lars Weinehall},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  volume={37 2},
AIMS To study longitudinal patterns of tobacco use over a 10-year period among middle-aged men and women in Vaösterbotten County, Northern Sweden. METHODS The study is based on data from the 16,486 (8800 women and 7686 men) in the Vaösterbotten Intervention Programme (VIP) where people were invited to a health screening and counselling programme at 30, 40, 50 and 60 years of age. RESULTS Smoking decreased from 22.3% to 15.6% among women and from 18.5% to 12.7% among men. Use of snus… CONTINUE READING

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