Price and consumption of tobacco in Spain over the period 1965-2000

E. Fernández, S. Gallus, A. Schiaffino, A. López-Nicolás, C. La Vecchia, H. Barros, J. Townsend

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Abstract

Changes in cigarette price have had an appreciable impact on smoking prevalence in several countries. We analysed the price elasticity of demand for cigarettes (effect of price of cigarettes on tobacco consumption) between 1965 and 2000 in Spain. For total consumption of cigarettes, a 1% increase in price is associated with a 0.19% decrease of consumption (price elasticity of -0.19; P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207-211
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer Prevention
Volume13
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2004

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Tobacco Products
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Keywords

  • Demand
  • Elasticity
  • Epidemiology
  • Health economy
  • Smoking
  • Tobacco

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  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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Fernández, E., Gallus, S., Schiaffino, A., López-Nicolás, A., La Vecchia, C., Barros, H., & Townsend, J. (2004). Price and consumption of tobacco in Spain over the period 1965-2000. European Journal of Cancer Prevention, 13(3), 207-211. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.cej.0000130018.93310.92

Price and consumption of tobacco in Spain over the period 1965-2000. / Fernández, E.; Gallus, S.; Schiaffino, A.; López-Nicolás, A.; La Vecchia, C.; Barros, H.; Townsend, J.

In: European Journal of Cancer Prevention, Vol. 13, No. 3, 06.2004, p. 207-211.

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Fernández, E, Gallus, S, Schiaffino, A, López-Nicolás, A, La Vecchia, C, Barros, H & Townsend, J 2004, 'Price and consumption of tobacco in Spain over the period 1965-2000', European Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 207-211. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.cej.0000130018.93310.92
Fernández, E. ; Gallus, S. ; Schiaffino, A. ; López-Nicolás, A. ; La Vecchia, C. ; Barros, H. ; Townsend, J. / Price and consumption of tobacco in Spain over the period 1965-2000. In: European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2004 ; Vol. 13, No. 3. pp. 207-211.
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