This chapter presents annual data for Portugal on national sales of all types of tobacco products for the years 1940–1995. Both manufactured and hand-rolled cigarettes are considered, as well as pipes and cigars, and smokeless tobacco products. These data are also presented on a per-adult basis. The transition from plain to filter cigarettes is documented. Survey-based data are presented on the sex- and age-specific prevalence of smoking from 1975, and on amount smoked from 1987. National data are shown when available, supplemented by relevant data from international, regional, and epidemiological studies. Surveys of adolescents and adults are included. Appropriate attention is given to the varying definitions and methodologies of the source material, while presenting data in a consistent format. Summary estimates for all adults are presented. Sources of data are fully cited.
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