Changes in smoking intensity among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 1994–2008

David P Thomas
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja12.11839
Published online: 20 May 2013

In reply: Nowhere in my article do I promote reducing the number of cigarettes patients smoke, rather than smoking cessation, as a goal for clinicians. Mendelsohn and Gould have created their own straw man with which to argue.

  • David P Thomas

  • Menzies School of Health Research and the Lowitja Institute, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT.


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