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Goals of the Tobacco Monitoring Switzerland

The development and implementation phase of the Tobacco Monitoring Switzerland was from   November 1, 2000, to December 31, 2002. The currently ongoing continuation and consolidation phase began on January 1, 2003. The Tobacco Monitoring has the following objectives:

To achieve these objectives, variables were taken from the following studies and programs, and further variables were added in consultation with experts in the area of substance addiction:

 

1 Calmonte, R., Spuhler, Th. & Weiss, W. (2000). Schweizerische Gesundheitsbefragung – Gesundheit und Gesundheitsverhalten in der Schweiz 1997. Neuchâtel: Bundesamt für Statistik.

2 Vilain, Claude (1988). The Evaluation and Monitoring of Public Action on Tobacco. Smoke-free Europe: 3. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe.

3 Riemann, Klaus (1997). Standardisierung von Fragestellungen zum Rauchen: ein Beitrag zur Qualitätssicherung in der Präventionsforschung. Köln: Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (BZgA).

4 WHO (1998). Guidelines for Controlling and Monitoring the Tobacco Epidemic. Geneva: World Health Organization.

 

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