Current cigarette smoking in Chinese female patients with schizophrenia: A meta-analysis

X.L. Cao, Y. Li, B.L. Zhong, H.F.K. Chiu, Gabor Ungvari, C.H. Ng, Y.T. Xiang

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    Abstract

    © 2015 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. The study objective was to perform a meta-analysis of the prevalence of current smoking in Chinese female patients with schizophrenia. A systematic literature search was conducted and studies fulfilling the following criteria were included: female schizophrenia patients; reporting current smoking rate computed from samples. Eight studies were included. The pooled current smoking prevalence was 4.3% (95% Confidence interval [CI]: 3.2-5.6%). The finding showed that smoking rate of female patients with schizophrenia in China was lower compared to their Western and other Asian counterparts.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)203-205
    JournalPsychiatry Research
    Volume235
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

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