TITLE

The Effect of Tobacco Control Measures during a Period of Rising Cardiovascular Disease Risk in India: A Mathematical Model of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke

AUTHOR(S)
Basu, Sanjay; Glantz, Stanton; Bitton, Asaf; Millett, Christopher
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
PLoS Medicine;Jul2013, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
: In this paper from Basu and colleagues, a simulation of tobacco control and pharmacological interventions to prevent cardiovascular disease mortality in India predicted that Smokefree laws and increased tobacco taxation are likely to be the most effective measures to avert future cardiovascular deaths in India. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary
ACCESSION #
89626501

 

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