Journal article

Prevalence of smoking in nursing students worldwide: A meta-analysis of observational studies

Liang-Nan Zeng, Qian-Qian Zong, Ji-Wen Zhang, Feng-Rong An, Yi-fan Xiang, Chee H Ng, Gabor S Ungvari, Fang-Yu Yang, Hong Yan, Li-gang Chen, Xiaobin Hu, Yu-Tao Xiang

Nurse Education Today | CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Smoking is common among nursing students worldwide, but the reported prevalence is inconsistent across epidemiological studies. This is a meta-analysis of the prevalence of smoking in nursing students worldwide. DESIGN: Meta-analysis of observational studies. SAMPLE: A total of 46 studies were included in this meta-analysis. METHOD: Electronic databases (PubMed, Medline, PsycINFO, EMBASE and Web of science) were independently and systematically searched by two investigators from their commencement date up to 12 May 2018. Studies that reported the smoking rate of nursing students were included and analyzed using random-effects model. RESULTS: The pooled prevalence of current smoki..

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Grants

Awarded by University of Macau


Awarded by National Key Research & Development Program of China


Awarded by Beijing Municipal Administration of Hospitals Incubating Program


Awarded by Beijing Municipal Administration of Hospitals' Ascent Plan


Funding Acknowledgements

The study was supported by the University of Macau (MYRG2019-00066-FHS), the National Key Research & Development Program of China (No. 2016YFC1307200), the Beijing Municipal Administration of Hospitals Incubating Program (No. PX2016028) and the Beijing Municipal Administration of Hospitals' Ascent Plan (No. DFL20151801).