Scientific article

Tobacco use among prison staff in Germany: a cross-sectional study

Published inEuropean Journal of Public health, vol. 26, no. 2, p. 339-343
Publication date2016

Studies on tobacco in the prison environment report high prevalence of use among detainees, but little data regarding staff are available. An observational study addressing tobacco control in German prisons was conducted in 2011. It involved multiple strands (quantitative and qualitative components) both among detainees and staff. This article presents quantitative results regarding staff.

  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Germany/epidemiology
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Occupational Health
  • Occupations/statistics & numerical data
  • Prisons/statistics & numerical data
  • Sex Factors
  • Smoking/epidemiology
  • Tobacco Smoke Pollution/statistics & numerical data
Citation (ISO format)
RITTER, C et al. Tobacco use among prison staff in Germany: a cross-sectional study. In: European Journal of Public health, 2016, vol. 26, n° 2, p. 339–343. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckv195
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ISSN of the journal1464-360X

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