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Research Article

The Effect of Tobacco Control Measures during a Period of Rising Cardiovascular Disease Risk in India: A Mathematical Model of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke

  • Sanjay Basu mail,

    basus@stanford.edu

    Affiliations: Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America, Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Stanton Glantz,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Asaf Bitton,

    Affiliations: Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Christopher Millett

    Affiliations: School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, South Asia Network for Chronic Disease, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India

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  • Published: July 09, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001480
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Sanjay Basu
Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
Sanjay Basu
Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
Sanjay Basu
Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
Sanjay Basu
Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Stanton Glantz
Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Asaf Bitton
Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Asaf Bitton
Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Christopher Millett
School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Christopher Millett
South Asia Network for Chronic Disease, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India

Corresponding Author

Email: basus@stanford.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SB SG CM. Performed the experiments: SB CM. Analyzed the data: SB SG AB CM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AB CM. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: SB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: SB SG AB CM. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: SB SG AB CM. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: SB SG AB CM.