Prevalence and trends in smoking: a national rural study.

  title={Prevalence and trends in smoking: a national rural study.},
  author={Mark P. Doescher and J Elizabeth Jackson and Anthony F. Jerant and L Gary Hart},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  volume={22 2},
CONTEXT Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. PURPOSE To estimate the prevalence of and recent trends in smoking among adults by type of rural location and by state. METHODS Random-digit telephone survey of adults aged 18 years or older who participated in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System in 1994… CONTINUE READING