Table 3

Medical students who thought they had sufficient knowledge of smoking cessation techniques to counsel smokers

Country/regionFinal year medical students (%)
Africa/Middle East
10 countries in Africa16 18 45
 Tunisia19 45.5
Asia
15 medical schools in 9 Asian countries16 25 29
 Shanghai, China28 34.3
 2 medical schools in Japan16 33  6
Australia
Study 133 10
 Study 239 89
Europe
17 European countries16 40 27.3
 Denmark42 25
 7 medical schools in Turkey55 52.4
3 medical schools in the former USSR16 33 16
USA33  8