Prevalence and pattern of smoking in Pakistan.

  title={Prevalence and pattern of smoking in Pakistan.},
  author={Syed Ejaz Alam},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  volume={48 3},
  • Syed Ejaz Alam
  • Published 1998 in
    JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical…
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and pattern of smoking amongst Pakistanis. SAMPLING DESIGN: A two stage stratified sample design was adopted for the survey, Primary Sampling Units (PSU's) and Secondary Sampling Units (SSU's). SETTING Urban and Rural, Pakistan 1990-94. SUBJECTS Stratified systematic sample of 9441 males and females aged 15 years and above. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Smokers were defined as, subjects who were currently smoking and who had smoked > or = 100 cigarettes… CONTINUE READING