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Tobacco use in 3 billion individuals from 16 countries: an analysis of nationally representative cross-sectional household surveys.

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BACKGROUND: Despite the high global burden of diseases caused by tobacco, valid and comparable prevalence data for patterns of adult tobacco use and factors influencing use are absent for many low-income and middle-income countries. We assess these patterns through analysis of data from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS). METHODS: Between Oct 1, 2008, and March 15, 2010, GATS used nationally representative household surveys with comparable methods to obtain relevant information from indiv...

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Journal:
Lancet (London, England) More from this journal
Volume:
380
Issue:
9842
Pages:
668-679
Publication date:
2012-08-01
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Language:
English
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pubs:350232
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uuid:add72f71-e47e-4332-8349-87485345c288
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pubs:350232
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350232
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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