Prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents in India is very high. Despite many epidemiological studies exploring tobacco use among youth, there is no published data on adolescents’ perceptions about smokers in Indian society and its implications on tobacco control.
Article type Research article
Authors : Upendra M Bhojani,Maya A Ellias,Devadasan N
Journal: BMC Public Health
Submission date : 8 April 2011
Acceptance date : 14 July 2011
Publication date : 14 July 2011
Prepared by: IPH Tumkur team
Prepared for: External evaluation team
Report conceived by Swasthya Karnataka (SK). Prepared by N. Devadasan and Prashanth NS from Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru under the guidance of Swasthya Karnataka team consisting of Centre for Global Health Research, Bengaluru (CGHR), and Centre for Leadership and Management in Public Services, Bengaluru (C-LAMPS), Karuna Trust, Bengaluru (KT), Institute of Health Management Research, Bengaluru (IHMR) and Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH). Report also draws from a draft report of Study of transparency, accountability, and corruption in health care and health system in Tumkur district prepared by CGHR in collaboration with KT in 2009
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