Developing synthetic birth cohort-specific smoking histories using Global Adult Tobacco Surveys - an example from India

Background Nearly 111 million adults smoke in India, and a tenth (nearly 1.2 million) of these die from smoking attributable diseases every year. Predicting future trends based on current prevalence and other epidemiologic variables are essential for policymaking. However, given the paucity of reli...

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Main Authors: Deepak Sharma, Pranay Lal, Ashish Pandey
Format: Article
Published: European Publishing 2018-03-01
Series:Tobacco Induced Diseases
Online Access:,84336,0,2.html