Prevalence of Nurses' Smoking Habits in Psychiatric and General Hospitals in China

F. An, Y. Xiang, L. Yu, Y. Ding, Gabor Ungvári, S.W.C. Chan, D.S.F. Yu, K. Lai, Y. Qi, J. Zeng, P. Wu, Z. Hou, C.U. Correll, R.P. Newhouse, H. Chiu

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    Abstract

    This study determined the prevalence of lifetime and current smoking and the correlates of current smoking in nurses working in psychiatric and general hospitals in China. Of 807 distributed questionnaires, 799 nurses who were working in two psychiatric hospitals (n=387, 48.4%), and one general hospital (n=412, 51.6%) had analyzable data. Socio-demographic, alcohol use and smoking data were collected with a self-reported questionnaire. Work-related stress was evaluated with the Nurse Stress Inventory. In the whole sample, the lifetime smoking prevalence was 7.6% (females=2.1% vs. males=48.9%, p
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)119-122
    JournalArchives of Psychiatric Nursing
    Volume28
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    An, F., Xiang, Y., Yu, L., Ding, Y., Ungvári, G., Chan, S. W. C., Yu, D. S. F., Lai, K., Qi, Y., Zeng, J., Wu, P., Hou, Z., Correll, C. U., Newhouse, R. P., & Chiu, H. (2014). Prevalence of Nurses' Smoking Habits in Psychiatric and General Hospitals in China. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 28(2), 119-122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnu.2013.11.008