Characteristics of tobacco purchases in urban corner stores.

  title={Characteristics of tobacco purchases in urban corner stores.},
  author={Hannah G. Lawman and Jennifer Dolatshahi and Giridhar G Mallya and Stephanie Vander Veur and Ryan Coffman and Cheryl Bettigole and Alexis C. Wojtanowski and Judith Wylie-Rosett and Gary D. Foster},
  journal={Tobacco control},
INTRODUCTION To examine the prevalence and patterns of tobacco purchases at low-income, urban corner stores. METHODS Data on tobacco products and other purchases were collected through direct observation of customers' purchases (n=6369) at 120 urban corner stores in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from April to September 2012. RESULTS Overall 13% of corner… CONTINUE READING