Use of tobacco and alcohol by Swiss primary care physicians: a cross-sectional survey

@article{Sebo2007UseOT,
  title={Use of tobacco and alcohol by Swiss primary care physicians: a cross-sectional survey},
  author={Paul Sebo and Martine Bouvier Gallacchi and Catherine Goehring and Beat Kuenzi and Patrick A. Bovier},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={5 - 5}
}
BACKGROUND Health behaviours among doctors has been suggested to be an important marker of how harmful lifestyle behaviours are perceived. In several countries, decrease in smoking among physicians was spectacular, indicating that the hazard was well known. Historical data have shown that because of their higher socio-economical status physicians take up smoking earlier. When the dangers of smoking become better known, physicians began to give up smoking at a higher rate than the general… CONTINUE READING