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The latest endangered species in Australia: a tobacco-smoking veterinarian.
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PMID:  20726976     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The results of a tobacco smoking survey conducted among veterinarians in Queensland, Australia, during 2007 are presented. Of the 567 participants only 3% reported being current smokers, 24% were ex-smokers and 73% had never smoked. The prevalence of smoking was similar among males and females, and the highest smoking rate was reported among veterinarians aged 31-40 years. However, the rate of never-smokers was strongly and negatively correlated with age, and the proportion of ex-smokers increased with age. Encouragingly, the results from this study suggest that tobacco use has all but disappeared from the Australian veterinary profession in recent years.
D R Smith; P A Leggat; R Speare
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australian veterinary journal     Volume:  88     ISSN:  1751-0813     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust. Vet. J.     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-23     Completed Date:  2011-01-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370616     Medline TA:  Aust Vet J     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  369-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Ourimbah, New South Wales, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Queensland / epidemiology
Smoking / epidemiology*

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