TITLE

Cigarette Package Health Warnings and Interest in Quitting Smoking -- 14 Countries, 2008-2010

AUTHOR(S)
Caixeta, Roberta B.; Blanco, Adriana; Fouad, Heba; Khoury, Rula N.; Sinha, Dhirendra N.; Rarick, James; D'Espaignet, Edouard Tursan; Bettcher, Douglas; Mirza, Sara A.; Kaufmann, Rachel B.; Andes, Linda J.; Blutcher-Nelson, Glenda; Hsia, Jason; Asma, Samira; Pechacek, Terry
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;5/27/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 20, p645
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the results of 2008-2010 data from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) in 14 countries who ratified the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). The report found that among men, the prevalence of manufacture cigarette smoking ranged from 9.6 percent in India to 59.3 percent in Russia. The report also found that among men in 12 countries and women in seven countries, at least 90 percent of smokers reported seeing a package warning in the past 30 days.
ACCESSION #
62006889

 

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