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Title Life-course smoking behavior : patterns and national context in ten countries / edited by Dean R. Lillard and Rebekka Christopoulou
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
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Contents Introduction / Dean R. Lillard and Rebekka Christopoulou -- Smoking in Australia / Dean R. Lillard -- Smoking in Canada / Philip DeCicca and Logan McLeod -- Smoking in the United Kingdom / Rebekka Christopoulou -- Smoking in the United States / Dean R. Lillard -- Smoking in Germany / Dean R. Lillard -- Smoking in Spain / Ana I. Gil Lacruz -- Smoking in China / Feng Liu -- Smoking in Russia and Ukraine before, during, and after the Soviet Union / Dean R. Lillard and Zlata Dorofeeva -- Smoking in Turkey / Zeynep Önder -- Smoking by men in cross-country perspective / Philip DeCicca, Logan McLeod, and Feng Liu -- Smoking by women in cross-country perspective / Rebekka Christopoulou and Zeynep Önder -- Relative smoking patterns of men and women in cross-country perspective / Dean R. Lillard and Ana I. Gil Lacruz -- Description and sources of raw data -- Derivation of historical smoking prevalence -- Time-line of tobacco-related events by country
Summary Despite efforts to curb tobacco use, global tobacco addiction remains as strong as ever. Smoking rates are declining very slowly in advanced countries, and they are increasing in the developing world. Yet, researchers still do not fully understand what drives smoking decisions. Life-Course Smoking Behavior presents smoking trajectories of different generations of women and men from ten of the world's most visible countries, with nation-specific representative samples spanning more than eighty years of recent history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Behavior, Addictive -- epidemiology
Cohort Studies
Cross-Cultural Comparison
Smoking -- Epidemiology
Smoking -- Health aspects
Tobacco use -- Health aspects
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Smoking -- Health aspects.
Tobacco use -- Health aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Christopoulou, Rebekka, editor
Lillard, Dean R. (Dean Reginald), 1959- editor
ISBN 019938911X
9780199389117
Other Titles Lifecourse smoking behavior