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Research Article

Movies and TV Influence Tobacco Use in India: Findings from a National Survey

  • K. Viswanath mail,

    vish_viswanath@dfci.harvard.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Center for Community-Based Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Leland K. Ackerson,

    Affiliation: Department of Community Health and Sustainability, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Glorian Sorensen,

    Affiliations: Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Center for Community-Based Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Prakash C. Gupta

    Affiliation: Healis-Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, India

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  • Published: June 29, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011365

About the Authors

K. Viswanath, Glorian Sorensen
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
K. Viswanath, Glorian Sorensen
Center for Community-Based Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Leland K. Ackerson
Department of Community Health and Sustainability, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States of America
Prakash C. Gupta
Healis-Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, Navi Mumbai, India

Corresponding Author

Email: vish_viswanath@dfci.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: KV LKA GS PCG. Wrote the paper: KV LKA. Contributed to section on methods and comments: LKA. Commented on manuscript and contributed to interpretation of findings: GS PCG.