This chapter presents annual data for Sweden on national sales of all types of tobacco products for the years 1920–1995. Both manufactured and hand-rolled cigarettes are considered, as well as pipes and cigars, and smokeless tobacco products (snuff and chewing tobaccos). These data are also presented on a per-adult basis. The transition from plain to filter and to lower tar and nicotine cigarettes is documented. Cross-border sales are discussed. Survey-based data are presented on the sex- and age-specific prevalence of smoking from 1946, and on amount smoked from 1963. The data shown are mostly nationally based, 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.
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