Thiruvananthapuram: Socio-economic milieu also has a bearing on the smoking habit as poor men in India smoke more than the rich, says a recent study. The World Health Survey (WHS) conducted by the WHO has found that 46.7 percent of the poor men smoke in India as against 21.8 percent of the rich men. The study, released here by as part of the anti-tobacco campaign, found that 35.3 percent of men and 7.6 percent of women smoke in India, which finds classification as a low-income group country in the study.
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