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Author (RITC), Research for International Tobacco Control

Title At What Cost? : the Economic Impact of Tobacco Use on National Health Systems, Societies, and Individuals
Published Ottawa : International Development Research Centre, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (97 pages)
Series RITC monograph series ; v. 1
RITC monograph series.
Contents Table of Contents; Executive Summary; Chapter 1: Introduction to the Tobacco Epidemic; Chapter 2: Economic Studies and Tobacco Control Policy Development; Chapter 3: Synopsis: Economic Assessments of the Burden of Tobacco Use on Societies; Chapter 4: Synopsis: Economic Assessments of the Burden of Tobacco Use in Population Subgroups; Chapter 5: Synopsis: Economic Assessments of Interventions to Reduce the Demand for Tobacco; Chapter 6: Conclusions and Recommendations; Appendix A: Description of Databases Searched in Literature Review; Appendix B: Inventory of Data Sources
Summary This publication reviews and synthesizes the literature on tobacco-related health economic evaluation, with a focus on developing countries. IDRCs Research for International Tobacco Contract (RITC) produced the report in an attempt to lay the groundwork for future comparative and conclusive research in the field of tobacco-related economic evaluation. It is directed at a general audience of tobacco-control researchers and policymakers, especially in developing countries, and researchers familiar with economic evaluation methods but unfamiliar with the relevance of these methods to the study
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 1552503534 (electronic bk.)
9781552503539 (electronic bk.)