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An Analysis of Household's Tobacco Consumption Decisions: Evidence from India

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  • Rijo M John

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The consumption patterns, socio-economic distribution and the household choice of a variety of tobacco products across rural and urban India are analyzed. Using a Multinomial Logit Model, the choice behavior of a household in deciding whether and which tobacco products to consume analyzed. Household level data from National Sample Survey in India for the year 1999-2000, which has information on 120,309 households, has been used for this purpose. [IGIDR WP-2004-002].

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Keywords: Tobacco; Bidi; Cigarette; Consumption; Multinomial Logit; India; national sample survey; multinominal logit model; household; socio-economic;

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  1. John, Rijo M., 2005. "Tobacco consumption patterns and its health implications in India," Health Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 71(2), pages 213-222, February.
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  1. Rijo John, 2005. "Price Elasticity Estimates for Tobacco and Other Addictive Goods in India," Working Papers id:117, eSocialSciences.

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