Blog | Key findings on smoking and e-cigarette use prevalence and trends in the 2020/21 NZ Health Survey
New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) data released in early December suggest substantial reductions in smoking prevalence occurred between 2019/20 and 2020/21 among all ethnic groups. This blog describes the key findings, explores the data in more detail, and discusses how these changes may have arisen and their implications, particularly given the Government has now released an innovative Action Plan outlining how it will achieve the Smokefree Aotearoa goal.
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Citation: Richard Edwards, Jude Ball, Janet Hoek, Nick Wilson, Andrew Waa (2021) Key findings on smoking and e-cigarette use prevalence and trends in the 2020/21 NZ Health Survey. Public Health Expert Blog, 17 December 2021 https://blogs.otago.ac.nz/pubhealthexpert/key-findings-on-smoking-and-e-cigarette-use-prevalence-and-trends-in-the-2020-21-nz-health-survey/