Tobacco smoking in countries of the European Union.

  title={Tobacco smoking in countries of the European Union.},
  author={Witold A. Zatoński and Krzysztof Przewoźniak and Urszula Sulkowska and Robert West and Andrzej Wojtyła},
  journal={Annals of agricultural and environmental medicine : AAEM},
  volume={19 2},
BACKGROUND Existing smoking prevalence comparisons between the 'old' and 'new' members of the European Union (EU) give a misleading picture because of differences in methodology. A major EU project designed to find ways of closing the health gap between the member states, included the first ever comparison of smoking prevalence between these countries using a methodology that minimises potential biases. METHODS A detailed analysis of methods and data from the most recent nationwide studies… CONTINUE READING

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