|Titre :||The consequences of high cigarette excise taxes for low-income smokers (2012)|
|Auteurs :||M. C. FARRELLY ; J. M. NONNEMAKER ; K. A. WATSON|
|Type de document :||Article : Périodique|
|Dans :||PLoS ONE (Vol.7, n°9, September 2012)|
|Article en page(s) :||e43838 ; 7 p.|
|Discipline :||SAN (Santé publique / Public health)|
Thésaurus TOXIBASETABAC ; TAXE ; CIGARETTE ; REVENU ; PREVALENCE ; PRECARITE ; EFFICACITE ; ACHAT ; REDUCTION DE CONSOMMATION
Background: To illustrate the burden of high cigarette excise taxes on low-income smokers.
Methodology/Principal Findings: Using data from the New York and national Adult Tobacco Surveys from 2010-2011, we estimated how smoking prevalence, daily cigarette consumption, and share of annual income spent on cigarettes vary by annual income (less than and more than $60,000). The 2010-2011 sample includes 7,536 adults and 1,294 smokers from New York and 3,777 adults and 748 smokers nationally. Overall, smoking prevalence is lower in New York (16.1%) than nationally (22.2%) and is strongly associated with income in New York and nationally (P<.001 smoking prevalence ranges from to nationally and the highest lowest income group. in group spent of annual household on cigarettes new york nationally. daily cigarette consumption is not related income.> Conclusions/Significance: Although high cigarette taxes are an effective method for reducing cigarette smoking, they can impose a significant financial burden on low-income smokers.
|Domaine :||Tabac / Tobacco|
|Refs biblio. :||31|
|Affiliation :||Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA|