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Current tobacco use and its associated factors among adults in a country with comprehensive ban on tobacco: findings from the nationally representative STEPS survey, Bhutan, 2014

  • Mongal Singh Gurung1Email author,
  • Dorji Pelzom1,
  • Tandin Dorji1,
  • Wangchuk Drukpa1,
  • Chador Wangdi1,
  • Palanivel Chinnakali2 and
  • Sonu Goel3
Population Health MetricsAdvancing innovation in health measurement201614:28

Received: 23 January 2016

Accepted: 20 June 2016

Published: 8 August 2016

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20 Jun 2016 Editorially accepted
8 Aug 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12963-016-0098-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Ministry of Health, Thimphu, Bhutan
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India