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

@article{Giovino2012TobaccoUI,
  title={Tobacco use in 3 billion individuals from 16 countries: an analysis of nationally representative cross-sectional household surveys},
  author={Gary A Giovino and Sara A. Mirza and Jonathan M Samet and Prakash Chandra Gupta and Martin J. Jarvis and Neeraj Bhala and Richard Peto and Witold A. Zat{\'o}nski and Jason Hsia and Jeremy Morton and Krishna Mohan Palipudi and Samira Asma},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2012},
  volume={380},
  pages={668-679}
}
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