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Methods for Evaluating Tobacco Control Policies

IARC Handbook of Cancer Prevention Volume 12

Cover Page

Contents, List of participants, Acknowledgements, Preface

Chapter 1. Ensuring effective evaluation of tobacco control interventions

Chapter 2. General methods and common measures
Section 2.1 The importance of design in the evaluation of tobacco control policies
Section 2.2 Developing and assessing comparable questions in cross-cultural survey research
on tobacco

Chapter 3. Outcomes and major determinants
Section 3.1 Measuring tobacco use behaviours
Section 3.2 General mediators and moderators of tobaccouse behaviours
Section 3.3 Measurement of nicotine dependence

Chapter 4. Existing data sources
Section 4.1 Data sources for monitoring tobacco control policies
Section 4.2 Using production, trade and sales data in tobacco control
Section 4.3 Data sources for monitoring global trends in tobacco use behaviours

Chapter 5. Strategies for evaluating specific policy domains
Section 5.1 Measures to assess the effectiveness of tobacco taxation
Section 5.2 Measures to assess the effectiveness of smoke-free policies
Section 5.3 Measures to assess the effectiveness of tobacco product regulation
Section 5.4 Measures to assess the effectiveness of restrictions on tobacco marketing communications
Section 5.5 Measures to assess the effectiveness of tobacco product labelling policies
Section 5.6 Measures to assess the impact of anti-tobacco public communication campaigns
Section 5.7 Measures to assess the effectiveness of tobacco cessation interventions
Chapter 6. Summary

Chapter 7. Recommendations



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