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Exposure to domestic violence associated with adult smoking in India: a population based study
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    We have found a series of slight typographical errors in the text of our paper(1) from the December 2007 issue. The results in the full sample should have read that, compared to those living in households where women reported no domestic violence, the odds of smoking were 1.25 (95% confidence interval 1.20 to 1.31) times higher for those living in households where women reported past abuse, and 1.38 (95% confidence inte...

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    Alcohol abuse - a major cause of DV is missing.

    This study by Ackerson et al concludes that Domestic violence is associated with higher odds of smoking and chewing tobacco in India. The authors have taken into account a range of individual and household level demographic and socioeconomic covariates. Odds ratios obtained for the risk have been adjusted for location of residence, age, sex, religion, caste, marital status, education, employment, living standard, pregnanc...

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