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Table 2 Smoking research conducted among Chinese doctors (published in English)

From: Tobacco smoking among doctors in mainland China: a study from Shandong province and review of the literature

    Current Smokera    Study Details  
Location Yearb All Male Female Ex-Smoker Never Smoked Sample Size Response Ratec Authors
Hubei 1987 30% 51% 5% 13% 57% 480 86% Li & Rosenblood, 1996[10]
Hubei 1996 45% 61% 12% - - 493 82% Li et al., 1999[11]
Hong Kong 2002 4% - - 2% 94% 757 19% Abdullah et al., 2006[12]
Hunan 2003 36% - - 11% 54% 658 80% Yan et al., 2008[13]
Various d 2004 - 45% 2% - - 823 - Yao et al., 2009[14]
Hebei 2004 16% 32% 0% 1% 83% 286 79% Smith et al., 2006[15]
Various d 2004 23% 41% 1% 3% 74% 3552 94% Jiang et al., 2007[16]
Hubei 2005 44% 58% 19% - - 347 87% Li et al., 2008[17]
Huhhot e 2006 - 44% 0% - - 103 89% Ceraso et al., 2009[18]
Beijing 2006 - 55% 0% - - 103 89% Ceraso et al., 2009[18]
Guangzhou 2006 26% 46% 2% - - 945 61% Lam et al., 2011[19]
Guangxi 2007 26% 35% 3% 5% 69% 673 85% Zhou et al., 2010[20]
Fujian 2008 - - 2% - - 685 76% Wu et al., 2011[21]
Shandong 2008 36% 47% 5% 1% 63% 200 93% Smith et al., 2012 f
Various g 2009 10% 18% 4% 11% 79% 482 60% Shi et al., 2010[22]
Beijing 2010 29% - - - - 17 - Shin et al., 2012[23]
Various h 2010-11 3% - - 2% - 84 - Zhang et al., 2012[24]
  1. a Smoking rates rounded to the nearest whole number, b Year the study was conducted (not the publication year), c Response rates rounded to the nearest whole number, d Guangzhou, Chengdu, Wuhan, Tainjin, Harbin and Lanzhou (cities) located in Gansu, Guangdong, Heilongjiang, Hubei, Sichuan and Tianjin (provinces, respectively), e Inner Mongolia, f The current study, g National sample - Members of the Chinese Association of Anesthesiologists, h 84 doctors from 60 hospitals representing 20 provinces who were attending a tobacco control training course in Beijing.
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