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Changes in smoking prevalences among health care professionals from 2003 to 2010-2011.

Sarna L1, Bialous SA2, Nandy K1, Antonio AL1, Yang Q3.

Smoking by health care professionals is a barrier to tobacco interventions with patients. From 2003 to 2006-2007, smoking prevalences among health care professionals demonstrated no significant declines, with the highest prevalence among licensed practical nurses (20.55%) and the lowest prevalence among physicians (2.31%). With the release of 2010-2011 data, we updated these findings to assess changes in smoking status.

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