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

  • Rijo M John


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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Date of creation: Aug 2009
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  1. Ray, Cecily Stewart & Gupta, Prakesh & de Beyer, Joy, 2003. "Research On Tobacco In India (Including Betel Quid And Areca Nut)," University of California at San Francisco, Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education qt8345469m, Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, UC San Francisco.
  2. John, Rijo M., 2005. "Tobacco consumption patterns and its health implications in India," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 71(2), pages 213-222, February.
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