Solution for Survey Discrepancies in Washington State Smoking Prevalence

@inproceedings{Boysun2006SolutionFS,
  title={Solution for Survey Discrepancies in Washington State Smoking Prevalence},
  author={Michael J. Boysun and Julie E. Maher and Michael Stark and Barbara A. Pizacani and Kristen L. Rohde and Julia A. Dilley and Katrina Wynkoop Simmons},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
  year={2006}
}
Consistent with the findings of Ramsey et al (1), we found that the Washington State smoking prevalence data from the Adult Tobacco Survey (ATS) were lower than the prevalence data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). In this letter, we discuss how Washington resolved this problem of disparate prevalence estimates and still obtained… CONTINUE READING