Social determinants of smoking in LMICs

Key findings, arguments and recommendations: (1) Tailoring tobacco control policies in LMICs to target vulnerable populations is critical; (2) Individuals are more likely to smoke if they have low levels of education
Key facts and stats: (1) Poor women (poorest 20%) in low-income countries are twice as likely to smoke as rich women (richest 20%)
Main focus: income; gender
Other topics addressed:
Source: Article in PLOS ONE
Year: 2011

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