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Special Issue "Tobacco Control and Priority Groups"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2016).
Interests: tobacco control; smoking cessation; inequalities; health services research; maternal health; alcohol policy
The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health welcomes submissions for a Special Issue of the journal. This Special Issue will focus on tobacco control in priority groups.
Rates of tobacco use are higher in some populations and communities than in others. In many countries, smoking rates are now significantly higher in more disadvantaged than in affluent areas. Particular challenges also remain in reducing smoking amongst people with mental health problems, pregnant women, prisoners, and, in some countries, in aboriginal or minority ethic groups. Important gender differences also exist in tobacco use in some countries, and use of different types of tobacco products (oral vs. smoked tobacco, for instance) means alternative approaches may be needed. Finally, tobacco harm reduction offers promise as an important element of tobacco control in some countries, with new nicotine containing devices providing opportunities to replace the use of cigarettes in some populations. This Special Issue welcomes articles on these and other themes relating to tobacco control in priority groups.
Prof. Linda Bauld
Dr. Rosemary Hiscock
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- Tobacco Control
- Smoking Cessation
- Mental Health
- Maternal Health
- Indigenous Health
- Minority Ethnic Groups
- Harm Reduction
- Electronic Cigarettes