Headlines Tagged with Class/Income Levels — 3,454 headlines found
Tobacco and alcohol use are by far the most prevalent addictive behaviours and cause the large majority of the harm. However, the quality of data on prevalence and addiction-related harms is mostly low, and comparisons between countries and regions must
May 14, 2015 Addiction
added May 14, 2015 10:34
In Newport News and Hampton, as in other parts of the state and country, smokers of conventional tobacco are seen as pariahs — and messiahs.... an economist with Economics 21 at the Manhattan Institute...Public officials say they want to discourage smokin
May 4, 2015 Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added May 4, 2015 17:31
Nine percent of women reported workplace secondhand smoke exposure. Prevalence decreased with increasing age, education, and earnings. Workplace secondhand smoke exposure was associated with chemical exposure (
Apr 23, 2015 American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 26, 2015 12:55
The study titled 'Assessment of pattern, profile and correlates of substance use among children in India' was carried out in 2012-13, to collect information on pattern of substance use and profile of children using substances and to collect information o
Apr 24, 2015 Zee News (in)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:15
[UK] Associations Between E-Cigarette Type, Frequency of Use, and Quitting Smoking: Findings From a Longitudinal Online Panel Survey in Great Britain
Compared with respondents not using e-cigarettes, daily tank users were more likely, and non-daily cigalike users were less likely, to have quit. Tanks were more likely to be used by older respondents and respondents with lower education.
Apr 20, 2015 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 21, 2015 10:26
Statistics from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey show that reduced exposure to SHS have been slower and exposure remains higher among children, African-Americans, those living in poverty and those living in rental housing.
Apr 8, 2015 U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Apr 9, 2015 00:01
The association of area-level social class and tobacco use with adverse breast cancer characteristics among white and black women: evidence from Maryland, 1992-2003
Area-level tobacco consumption may capture cases' direct use and second hand smoke exposure, but also may identify neighborhoods with excess cancer-related behavioral or environmental exposures, beyond those measured by social class.
Apr 1, 2015 7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 2, 2015 17:32
Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches $100 Million Data for Health Program in Developing Countries Program uses new communications technology to advance public health data collection and monitoring
With information from these surveys, illness caused by day-to-day behaviors such as tobacco use and poor nutrition habits can be targeted, addressed and prevented.
Mar 23, 2015 PR Newswire
added Mar 24, 2015 01:59
Oliver notes that the tobacco industry is booming thanks to growing demand from developing countries. The screen grabs from IHME’s tobacco visualization tool, below, illustrate these trends... Number of smokers in developed countries, males (green), and f
Mar 6, 2015 Humanosphere
added Mar 7, 2015 13:14
adult smoking is largely unaffected by taxes. At best, cigarette tax increases may have a small negative association with cigarette consumption, although it is difficult to distinguish the effect from zero.
Dec 1, 2014 Regulation: The Cato Review of Business & Government
added Feb 26, 2015 08:39