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Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective
Type: Report
Author(s): National Cancer Institute (NCI) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Source: Other
Date: 2014
A new report from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective, provides a snapshot of the current science on smokeless tobacco (ST) use, characteristics of smokeless tobacco products, and policy strategies. The report also identifies research gaps and makes recommendations around enhancing research, surveillance, and capacity building for policy impact.
Global Health Promotion (Sage Journals) Supplement: linking GATS data to MPOWER strategies and documenting country policy experience from the GATS; 5 articles
Type: Report
Author(s): Toker Erguder et al, Heba Fouad et al, Marina M Bacquilod et al, Yang Song et al and Krishna Palipudi et al
Source: Other
Date: 2013
The first peer reviewed supplement featuring five GATS articles in the Global Health Promotion (SAGE Journals). This supplement is a result of a major collaborative effort of important partners and country colleagues to document the GATS methodology, link GATS data to MPOWER strategies and document country policy experience from the GATS lens. Exposure to anti- and pro-tobacco advertising, promotions or sponsorships: Turkey, 2008 (Erguder et al) Prevalence of tobacco use among adults in Egyp
Tobacco use in 3 billion individuals from 16 countries: an analysis of nationally representative cross-sectional household surveys
Type: Report
Author(s): Gary A Giovino, Sara A Mirza, Jonathan M Samet, Prakash C Gupta, Martin J Jarvis, Neeraj Bhala, Richard Peto, Witold Zatonski, Jason Hsia, Jeremy Morton, Krishna M Palipudi, Samira Asma, for The GATS Collaborative Group*
Source: The Lancet
Date: 2012
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-incomecountries. We assess these patterns through analysis of data from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS).
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