Table 5

 Epidemiology of tobacco use, knowledge, beliefs and attitudes: 251 votes for 45 nominations. Top 10 received 54.2% of votes

Shiffman S, Pillitteri JL, Burton SL, Rohay JM, Gitchell JG. Smokers’ beliefs about “Light” and “Ultra Light” cigarettes. Tobacco Control 2001;10(suppl I):i17–23. 2218
Giovino GA. Epidemiology of tobacco use among US adolescents. Nicotine Tob Res1999;(suppl 1):–40. 18
Foulds J, Ramstrom L, Burke M, Fagerstrom K. Effect of smokeless tobacco (snus) on smoking and public health in Sweden. Tobacco Control 2003;12:349–59. 1514
Cummings KM, Morley CP, Hyland A. Failed promises of the cigarette industry and its effect on consumer misperceptions about the health risks of smoking. Tobacco Control 2002;11(suppl I):i110–17. 146
Hammond D, Fong GT, McDonald PW, Cameron R, Brown KS. Impact of the graphic Canadian warning labels on adult smoking behaviour. Tobacco Control 2003;12:391–5. 132
Lasser K, Boyd JW, Woolhandler S, Himmelstein DU, McCormick D, Bor DH. Smoking and mental illness: A population-based prevalence study. JAMA2000;:–10. 11121
Kozlowski LT, Rickert WS, Robinson JC, Grunberg NE. Have tar and nicotine yields of cigarettes changed? Science1980;:–1. 1134
Niederdeppe J, Farrelly MC, Haviland ML. Confirming “truth”: more evidence of a successful tobacco countermarketing campaign in Florida. Am J Public Health2004;:–7. 113
Weinstein ND, Marcus SE, Moser RP. Smokers’ unrealistic optimism about their risk. Tobacco Control 2005;14:55–9. 110
Pierce JP, Fiore MC, Novotny TE, Hatziandreu EJ, Davis RM. Trends in cigarette smoking in the United States. Projections to the year 2000. JAMA1989;:–5. 10280