The decline of smoking in northern Sweden.

  title={The decline of smoking in northern Sweden.},
  author={Birgitta Stegmayr and Mats Eliasson and Brad Rodu},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={321-4; discussion 243}
For decades men in Sweden have smoked at far lower rates than those in comparable countries. Previous studies showed that snus use played a major role in low smoking rates among men in northern Sweden; daily smoking declined from 19% (95% CI 16-22%) in 1986 to 11% (CI 8.9-14%) in 1999. The prevalence of smoking among all men is now 9% (CI 7.0-11%) and only 3% (CI 0.1-5.4%) among men age 25-34 years; the prevalence of exclusive snus use is 27% (CI 24-30%) and 34% (CI 27-42%) respectively… CONTINUE READING

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