Prevalence and determinants of tobacco use among adults in Greece: 4 year trends.

  title={Prevalence and determinants of tobacco use among adults in Greece: 4 year trends.},
  author={Filippos T Filippidis and Constantine Ilias Vardavas and Alexia Loukopoulou and Panagiotis K. Behrakis and Gregory N. Connolly and Yiannis Tountas},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  volume={23 5},
BACKGROUND Greece has one of the highest rates of adult smoking globally. The objective of the present survey was to explore the epidemiology of tobacco use in Greece after the implementation of recent legislative tobacco control measures and to compare it with previous cross-sectional data from 2006. METHODS The nationwide household survey 'Hellas Health III' was conducted in 2010. A sample of 1000 adults (mean age 47.1 ± 17.1 years) were interviewed. Individuals who had smoked at least once… CONTINUE READING

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