Tobacco use among adults in Cambodia: evidence for a tobacco epidemic among women
Singh, Pramil N, Yel, Daravuth, Sin, Sovann, Khieng, Sothy, Lopez, Jaime. et al. (2009). Tobacco use among adults in Cambodia: evidence for a tobacco epidemic among women. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 87 (12), 905 - 912. World Health Organization. http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.08.058917
JournalBulletin of the World Health Organization, 87 (12): 905 - 912
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