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Tobacco smoking in seven Latin American cities: the CARMELA study
  1. B M Champagne1,
  2. E M Sebrié2,
  3. H Schargrodsky3,
  4. P Pramparo4,
  5. C Boissonnet5,
  6. E Wilson6
  1. 1InterAmerican Heart Foundation, Dallas, Texas, USA
  2. 2Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
  3. 3Department of Cardiology, Italian Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  4. 4InterAmerican Heart Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  5. 5Coronary Care Unit, Centre for Medical Education and Clinical Research “Norberto Quirno”, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  6. 6School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
  1. Correspondence to Ernesto M Sebrié, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm & Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA; ernesto.sebrie{at}roswellpark.org

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  • Funding The CARMELA study was funded by an unrestricted research grant from Pfizer, Inc. to the InterAmerican Heart Foundation, a non-profit, tax-exempt organisation as a cooperative and innovative effort between a heart foundation dedicated to heart health (IAHF), a medical society dedicated to the control of hypertension (LASH), and a private sector organisation (Pfizer, Inc.). Dr Sebrié was supported by the Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute (FAMRI).

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the local human research ethics committees in each country.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • Funding The CARMELA study was funded by an unrestricted research grant from Pfizer, Inc. to the InterAmerican Heart Foundation, a non-profit, tax-exempt organisation as a cooperative and innovative effort between a heart foundation dedicated to heart health (IAHF), a medical society dedicated to the control of hypertension (LASH), and a private sector organisation (Pfizer, Inc.). Dr Sebrié was supported by the Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute (FAMRI).

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the local human research ethics committees in each country.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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