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우리나라 성인 남성의 흡연여부와 흡연량에 미치는 담배가격의 효과

Other Titles
 The Effect of Cigarette Price on Smoking Behavior in Korea 
Authors
 정우진  ;  임승지  ;  조경숙  ;  신가영  ;  최승주  ;  이선미 
Citation
 Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Vol.40(5) : 371-380, 2007 
Journal Title
 Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health 
ISSN
 1975-8375 
Issue Date
2007
Abstract
Objectives : To determine the impact of cigarette prices on the decision to initiate and quit smoking by taking into account the interdependence of smoking and other behavioral risk factors. Methods : The study population consisted of 3,000 male Koreans aged K20. A survey by telephone interview was undertaken to collect information on cigarette price, smoking and other behavioral risk factors. A two-part model was used to examine separately the effect of price on the decision to be a smoker, and on the amount of cigarettes smoked. Results : The overall price elasticity of cigarettes was estimated at -0.66, with a price elasticity of -0.02 for smoking participation and -0.64 for the amount of cigarettes consumed by smokers. The inclusion of other behavioral risk factors reduced the estimated price elasticity for smoking participation substantially, but had no effect on the conditional price elasticity for the quantity of cigarettes smoked. Conclusions : From the public health and financial perspectives, an increase in cigarette price would significantly reduce smoking prevalence as well as cigarette consumption by smokers in Korea.
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Yonsei Authors
Shin, Ka Young(신가영)
Lee, Sun Mi(이선미)
Chung, Woo Jin(정우진) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2090-4851
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/97043
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