Increasing tobacco taxes: a cheap tool to increase public health.

@article{Baal2007IncreasingTT,
  title={Increasing tobacco taxes: a cheap tool to increase public health.},
  author={Pieter van Baal and W. B. F. Brouwer and Rudolf T. Hoogenveen and Talitha Feenstra},
  journal={Health policy},
  year={2007},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={142-52}
}
INTRODUCTION Several studies have estimated health effects resulting from tobacco tax increases. However, studies on the cost effectiveness of tobacco taxes are scarce. The aim of this study was to estimate the cost effectiveness of tobacco tax increases from a health care perspective, explicitly considering medical costs in life years gained. METHODS The effects of a tax increase were translated into effects on smoking quit rates. A dynamic population model then projected incidence… CONTINUE READING

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