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Research data: TOBACCO INDUSTRY
Tobacco use is the world's leading preventable cause of illness and death and the most important risk factor for non-communicable diseases (...
2015 Prevalence of tobacco use among adults in South Africa: results from the first South African national health and nutrition examination survey
Background. Data on tobacco use have informed the effectiveness of South Africa's tobacco control strategies over the past 20 years. Objecti...
This policy brief provides research evidence of the progress and challenges in combating tobacco use in South Africa, and sets out key poli...Download this report
2014 Tobacco use, beliefs and risk awareness in university students from 24 low, middle and emerging economy countries
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of tobacco use, beliefs and risk awareness and psychosocial correlates of tobacco use ...