Role of snus (oral moist snuff ) in smoking cessation and smoking reduction in Sweden.

  title={Role of snus (oral moist snuff ) in smoking cessation and smoking reduction in Sweden.},
  author={Hans Gilljam and Maria Rosaria Galanti},
  volume={98 9},
AIMS To assess to what extent snus has been used as an aid to stop smoking among Swedish smokers. DESIGN A random telephone retrospective survey of Swedish smokers and ex-smokers. SETTING Survey conducted in November-December 2000. PARTICIPANTS A national sample of 1000 former and 985 current daily smokers aged 25-55 years. MEASUREMENTS Smoking status, date and method of quitting by self-report. FINDINGS Thirty-three per cent of former smokers and 27% of current smokers had ever used… 

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