Epidemiology of Tobacco Use

Ilana B. Crome*, Marcus R. Munafò

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSubstance Abuse Disorders
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)9780470745106
Publication statusPublished - 18 Mar 2011

Structured keywords

  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Tobacco and Alcohol


  • Approaches, complementary - tobacco control strategy, and elements of best practice
  • Meta-analysis of cigarette smoking - and excess mortality
  • Patterns of tobacco use, and smoking in adolescence - those not quitting smoking, dying of smoking-related disorders
  • Predictors of smoking initiation - peer pressure, experimentation, mood regulation and familial example
  • Race and ethnicity, and patterns of smoking behaviour - amongst ethnic groups
  • Recent Framework Convention on Tobacco Control - promise, to accelerate adoption of comprehensive tobacco control policies throughout the world
  • Tobacco smoke, volatile and particulate phases - and gaseous compounds
  • Tobacco, and epidemiology of tobacco use
  • Tobacco-industry documents - intention of tobacco manufacturers in designing cigarettes
  • Two approaches, in reducing smoking rates - a disease-centred approach and a population approach

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