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The tobacco epidemic in Viet Nam

  • C. N. H. Jenkins
  • P. X. Da
  • D. H. Ngoc
  • T. T. Hoang
  • H. V. Kinh
  • S. Bales
  • S. Stewart
  • S. J. McPhee
Conference paper

Abstract

No reliable data are available on the prevalence of cigarette smoking in Viet Nam. In this study, we present the results of a survey of tobacco use in Viet Nam and the impact of transnational tobacco corporations.

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Cigarette Pack Referent Referent Foreign Brand Smoking Prevalence Rate Cigarette Advertising 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. N. H. Jenkins
    • 1
  • P. X. Da
    • 1
  • D. H. Ngoc
    • 1
  • T. T. Hoang
    • 1
  • H. V. Kinh
    • 1
  • S. Bales
    • 1
  • S. Stewart
    • 1
  • S. J. McPhee
    • 1
  1. 1.University of California at San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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