Where ‘Smoke-Free Isn’t the Norm: Global Tobacco Use Booms in Developing World.

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Where ‘Smoke-Free Isn’t the Norm: Global Tobacco Use Booms in Developing World.

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The British medical journal The Lancet studied 14 developing nations and found that nearly half of men and 11 percent of women in those countries use tobacco, mostly smoke products. Jeffrey Brown talks to State University of New York at Buffalo’s Gary Giovino about why some cultures don’t specifically encourage quitting.

Lancet Article  Tobacco Use in 2 Billion Individuals from 19 Countries: An Analysis of Nationally Representative Cross-Sectional Household Surveys  Appendix-2012

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Posted on August 22, 2012, in Giovino, G - Paper, Smokefree - Research. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Where ‘Smoke-Free Isn’t the Norm: Global Tobacco Use Booms in Developing World..

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