Smoking among young doctors in Hong Kong: a message to medical educators.

@article{Cheng1990SmokingAY,
  title={Smoking among young doctors in Hong Kong: a message to medical educators.},
  author={Kar Keung Cheng and Tai Hing Lam},
  journal={Medical education},
  year={1990},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={158-63}
}
A survey was conducted using a self-administered questionnaire to examine the smoking habits, attitudes and practices of 151 doctors in their pre-registration year. The response rate was 88%. Over 80% of the respondents had never smoked. Less than 7% of the men smoked daily and none of the women smoked. Despite a very low smoking rate among the respondents, there were shortcomings in attitudes and practices. The study demonstrated that even in a place like Hong Kong, where the social climate on… CONTINUE READING