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Electronic Cigarette Use among Irish Youth: A Cross Sectional Study of Prevalence and Associated Factors

Latest research conducted by the TFRI on the use of electronic cigarettes among young people in Ireland http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0126419

 

Cigarette smoking trends in Ireland

Latest data collected by the HSE on key smoking patterns in Ireland in 2014: http://www.hse.ie/eng/about/Who/TobaccoControl/Research/smokinginireland2014.pdf

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http://www.hse.ie/eng/about/Who/TobaccoControl/Research/Q1_2015_Update.pdf

 

Indoor Air Pollution and Health”

A report finding that tobacco smoke is the biggest home pollutant in Ireland. For full report: http://www.epa.ie/pubs/reports/research/health/Indoor%20Air%20Pollution%20and%20Health.pdf

 

“Reductions in Cardiovascular, Cerebrovascular, and Respiratory Mortality following the National Irish Smoking Ban: Interrupted Time-Series Analysis”

A study which shows that 3,726 smoking related deaths have been prevented in Ireland, since the introduction of the workplace smoking ban in March 2004.  For full report:  http://www.tri.ie/media/2738/pone%200062063%20(2).pdf

 

How smoke-free laws improve air quality: A global study of Irish pubs 

A study conducted between January 2004 and March 2006 on the air quality in smoke-free pubs and smoking-permitted pubs.  Results found that air pollution in Irish pubs was 93% lower in smoke-free pubs than in smoking permitted pubs.  Full report:  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2688600/

 

“Second hand smoke exposure in cars and respiratory health effects in Children.  Kabir, Z., Manning, P.J., Holohan, J., Keogan, S., Goodman, P.G. Clancy, L.  2009.

A report which found that one in seven Irish schoolchildren are exposed to second-hand smoking in cars.  For full report:  http://www.tri.ie/media/1297/shs_in_cars.pdf.

 

 

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