Current Russian government policy for the reduction of tobacco use
The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) is a nationally representative household survey carried out in Russia in 2009. Men and women 15 and older were questioned to provide internationally comparable data on tobacco use and key tobacco control measures.
G. Maslennikova, MD, lead researcher, R. Oganov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Medicine
The authors of this study evaluate the medical and socio-economic losses caused by tobacco use and the effectiveness of available preventive measures.
A new study published in Tobacco Control shows the effect of different policies on smoking prevalence and premature mortality caused by smoking in Russia over the long-term, using the SimSmoke mathematical model.