Starting in 2002, DOHMH started its Community Health Survey of 10,000 individuals over the age of 18. The survey asks New Yorkers about their health, health care, and health behaviors, including smoking, eating, exercising, and usage of and use of health care. Working closely with the Division of Education, DOHMH conducts a Youth Behavior Risk Survey , a biennial study of 7,500 open public school students ages 14-18 to assess risky behaviors of high school students in NEW YORK. It is modeled following the U.S.gov/health.. 100,000 fewer New Yorkers smoking THE BRAND NEW York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene today announced an 11 percent decline in the amount of smokers in New York City from 2002 to 2003.Another is that it creates life less complicated for editors: finding appropriate peer reviewers who are willing to review regularly can be both hard and time consuming. A third reason could be that journals and publishers are increasingly multinational. During the past, the editor and editorial panel of a journal knew both the scientific field it protected and the people employed in it, but it’s almost impossible to become sufficiently well connected when both editors and submissions come from across the world.