Can primary care data be used to monitor regional smoking prevalence? An analysis of The Health Improvement Network primary care data

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p773
Academic Journal
The article presents a research conducted on examining whether primary care data be used to monitor regional smoking prevalence. It mentions that the Health Improvement Network (IHIN) primary care data was analyzed to compare smoking prevalence in different regions of Great Britain. It concludes that THIN primary care data could be used to monitor regional smoking prevalence and highlight regional differences in smoking in Britain.


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