Tobacco growers' knowledge of revenue distribution and foreign prices: implications for health education.

@article{Zaccaro2000TobaccoGK,
  title={Tobacco growers' knowledge of revenue distribution and foreign prices: implications for health education.},
  author={D. Zaccaro and D. Altman},
  journal={Health education research},
  year={2000},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          175-80
        }
}
This study examined tobacco growers' knowledge of tobacco economics, particularly their knowledge of how tobacco revenue is distributed and their knowledge of the price of foreign tobacco. Tobacco growers (n = 1236) from 14 tobacco-dependent counties in North Carolina were interviewed by telephone and asked to estimate how much of a hypothetical $2.00 for a pack of cigarettes is received by each of four market segments: tobacco growers, retailers, government and manufacturers. Respondents were… Expand
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