Smokers still underestimate the risks posed by secondhand smoke: a repeated cross-sectional study.

@article{Lonergan2014SmokersSU,
  title={Smokers still underestimate the risks posed by secondhand smoke: a repeated cross-sectional study.},
  author={Bernie J Lonergan and Sarah Meaney and Ivan J Perry and Harry Comber and Bernadette Power and Colin P Bradley and Birgit A. Greiner},
  journal={Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={1121-8}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about risk perception of secondhand smoke (SHS) and its changes over time. The aim of the study was to examine the role of smoking status and demographics on perceiving a range of health risks of SHS exposure and their trends over time among a representative sample of the Irish general population. METHODS This study included 2 repeated cross-sectional samples of Irish adults in 1999 (n = 1,240) and 2006 (n = 1,000), in addition to a representative sample of General… CONTINUE READING
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