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}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the high global burden of diseases caused by tobacco, valid and comparable prevalence data for patterns of adult tobacco use and factors influencing use are absent for many low-income and middle-income countries. We assess these patterns through analysis of data from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS). METHODS Between Oct 1, 2008, and March 15, 2010, GATS used nationally representative household surveys with comparable methods to obtain relevant information from… 

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