Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

Systematic review of the link between tobacco and poverty

World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 227
Publication date: April 2011
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 150054 8



This study explores the link between tobacco use and poverty, as well as the broader relationship between income, tobacco use, and tobacco-related health consequences, using a meta-analysis of existing research literature. The study presents a solid base to support its conclusions of an inverse relationship between income level and tobacco use prevalence, and its related consequences.