From Public Health Report
Public Health Report
Smoking and snus use
Among young people, Scandinavian snus is the most common form of tobacco use. Smoking continues to have a negative effect on public health, contributing to most lost life years in the population.
From NCD report
Indicators for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD)
Tobacco use among adolescents (Indicator 9)
The indicator describes the following: The proportion of adolescents using tobacco.
Health consequences of electronic cigarettes - Protocol for an umbrella review
Health risks associated with the use of electronic cigarettes - A protocol for an interactive research map
Use of e-cigarette in Norway. Exploring the culture and use of e-cigarettes in an Norwegian context
Does use of snus in adolescence influence the risk of smoking in young adulthood? A longitudinal study of tobacco use in young people.
Smoking during pregnancy from 1999 to 2014. Analyses on data quality and socio-demographic trends.
Reports and other publications
Health risks associated with the use of electronic cigarettes: an interactive research map
The NIPH has systematically surveyed and created an interactive research map of existing literature on health risks associated with use of e-cigarettes.
Health risks from snus use
We were commissioned to update the 2014 report on health risks from snus use. The report presents updated figures on snus use in Norway, and assesses exposure and risk.
How effective are primary prevention interventions to prevent tobacco use for children and youth? An overview of systematic reviews
We conducted an overview of reviews to examine the effects of primary tobacco prevention interventions – delivered in small social environments – for children and youth.
Cognitive therapies for smoking cessation: a systematic review
We evaluated the effect of cognitive therapies on smoking cessation. We included 21 randomised controlled trials.
Health risks of Scandinavian snus consumption - English summary (pdf)
The health risks of Scandinavian snus consumption were evaluated in 2005. Since then, the use of snus in Norway has increased substantially, particularly among young people.