Wholesale data for surveillance of Australian Aboriginal tobacco consumption in the Northern Territory.

@article{Thomas2011WholesaleDF,
  title={Wholesale data for surveillance of Australian Aboriginal tobacco consumption in the Northern Territory.},
  author={David P Thomas and Joseph W Fitz and Vanessa Johnston and Joanne Townsend and Warwick Kneebone},
  journal={Tobacco control},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={291-5}
}
OBJECTIVES Effective monitoring of trends in tobacco use is an essential element of tobacco control policy. Monitoring tobacco consumption using tobacco wholesale data has advantages over other methods of surveillance. In the present work, a research project that monitored tobacco consumption in 25 remote Aboriginal communities and its translation to a policy to implement this monitoring routinely in the entire Northern Territory of Australia is described. METHODS Tobacco consumption and… CONTINUE READING