publication . Article . 2017

Update and extension of the Brazil SimSmoke model to estimate the health impact of cigarette smoking by pregnant women in Brazil

Szklo, André Salem; Yuan, Zhe; Levy, David;
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  • Published: 18 Dec 2017
  • Publisher: Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sergio Arouca, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
Abstract
Abstract: A previous application of the Brazil SimSmoke tobacco control policy simulation model was used to show the effect of policies implemented between 1989 and 2010 on smoking-attributable deaths (SADs). In this study, we updated and further validated the Brazil SimSmoke model to incorporate policies implemented since 2011 (e.g., a new tax structure with the purpose of increasing revenues/real prices). In addition, we extended the model to estimate smoking-attributable maternal and child health outcomes (MCHOs), such as placenta praevia, placental abruption, preterm birth, low birth weight, and sudden infant death syndrome, to show the role of tobacco contr...
Subjects
free text keywords: Smoking, Pregnant Women, Maternal and Child Health, Hábito de Fumar, Gestantes, Saúde Materno-infantil, Mujeres Embarazadas, Salud Materno-infantil, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Placental abruption, medicine.disease, medicine, Low birth weight, medicine.symptom, business.industry, business, Tobacco control, Revenue, Demography, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Millennium Development Goals, Counterfactual thinking, Sudden infant death syndrome
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publication . Article . 2017

Update and extension of the Brazil SimSmoke model to estimate the health impact of cigarette smoking by pregnant women in Brazil

Szklo, André Salem; Yuan, Zhe; Levy, David;