Global Tobacco


Divergence and convergence in cause-specific premature adult mortality in Mexico and US Mexican Hispanics from 1995 to 2015: analyses of 4.9 million individual deaths
Luz Myriam Reynales-Shigematsu, Carlos Manuel Guerrero-López, Mauricio Hernández Ávila, Hyacinth Irving, Prabhat Jha; Divergence and convergence in cause-specific premature adult mortality in Mexico and US Mexican Hispanics from 1995 to 2015: analyses of 4.9 million individual deaths, International Journal of Epidemiology, , dyx185,

Raising taxes key to accelerate tobacco control in South Asia 
Jha P, Khan J, Mishra S, Gupta P. Raising taxes key to accelerate tobacco control in South Asia. bmj. 2017 Apr 11;357:j1176.

Trends in bidi and cigarette smoking in India from 1998 to 2015, by age, gender and education

Mishra S, Joseph RA, Gupta PC, Pezzack B, Ram F, Sinha DN, Dikshit R, Patra J, Jha P. Trends in bidi and cigarette smoking in India from 1998 to 2015, by age, gender and education. BMJ Global Health. 2016 Apr 1;1(1):e000005.

Global Effects of Smoking, of Quitting, and of Taxing Tobacco
Jha P, Peto R
NEJM 2014; 370:60-8 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1308383

Tobacco Smoking, Alcohol Drinking, Diabetes, Low Body Mass Index and the Risk of Self-Reported Symptoms of Active Tuberculosis: Individual Participant Data (IPD) Meta-Analyses of 72,684 Individuals in 14 High Tuberculosis Burden Countries
Patra J, Jha P, Rehm J, Suraweera W
PLoS ONE 9(5):e96433. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0096433

Estimates of the economic contributions of the bidi manufacturing industry in India
Nandi A, Ashok A, Guindon GE, Chaloupka F, Jha P
Tobacco Control BMJ doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2013-051404

Smoking-attributable mortality in Bangladesh: proportional mortality study
Alam DS, Jha P, Ramasundarahettige C, Streatfield PK, Niessen LW, Chowdhury MAH, Siddiquee AT, Ahmed S, Evans TG.
Bull World Health Organ. 2013; In Press: BLT.13.120196

An observational study to assess changes in social inequality in smoking-attributable upper aero digestive tract cancer mortality among Canadian males between 1986 and 2001
Singhal S, Quiñonez, Jha P.
BMC Public Health. 2013; 13(328).

21st-Century hazards of smoking and benefits of cessation in the United States
Jha P, Ramasundarahettige C, Landsman V, Rostron B, Thun M, Anderson RN, McAfee T, Peto R.
N Engl J Med. 2013; 368: 341-50.

Cancer mortality in India: a nationally representative survey
Dikshit R, Gupta PC, Ramasundarahettige C, Gajalakshmi V, Aleksandrowicz L, Badwe R, Kumar R, Roy S, Suraweera W, Bray F, Mallath M, Singh PK, Sinha DN, Shet AS, Gelband H, Jha P for the Million Death Study Collaborators.
Lancet. 2012; 379: 1807-16.

Death and taxes: epidemiological and economic evidence on smoking
Jha P.
Global Heart. 2012; 7: 139-42.

A rational taxation system of bidis and cigarettes to reduce smoking deaths in India.
Jha P, Guindon E, Joseph RA, Nandi A, John RM, Rao K, Chaloupka FJ, Kaur J, Gupta PC, Rao MG.
Economic & Political Weekly
. 2011; Oct 15.

Canada’s perceived lack of leadership on global tobacco control.
Hébert PC, Reddy KS, Jha P.
2010; 182(10).

Avoidable global cancer deaths and total deaths from smoking.
Jha P.
Nature Reviews Cancer. 2009; 9: 655-664.

A nationally representative case-control study of smoking and death in India.
Jha P, Jacob B, Gajalakshmi V, et al.
N Engl J Med. 2008 February 13. [Epub].

Smoking, HIV and non-fatal tuberculosis in an urban African population.
Ramin B, Kam D, Feleke D, Jacob B, Jha P.
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2008 Jun; 12(6): 695-7.

Reducing the burden of smoking worldwide: effectiveness of interventions and their coverage.
Jha P, Chaloupka FJ, Carrao M, Jacob B.
Drug and Alcohol Review. 2006; 25; 597-609.

Social inequalities in male mortality, and in male mortality from smoking: indirect estimation from national death rates in England and Wales, Poland, and North America.
Jha P, Peto R, Zatonski W, Boreham J, Jarvis M, Lopez A D.
Lancet. 2006; 368: 367-370.

Smoking & premature mortality: reflections on the contributions of Richard Doll.
Jha P, Zatonski W.
CMAJ. 2005; 173(5): 476-7.

Bidi and cigarette smoking and risk of myocardial infarction in urban India.
Rastogi S, Jha P, Reddy KVS et al.
Tobacco Control. 2005; 173(5): 476-7.

Does use of tobacco or alcohol contribute to impoverishment from hospitalization costs in India?
Bonu S, Rani M, Peters DH, Jha P, Nguyen SN.
Health Policy Plan. 2005; 20(1): 41-9.

Household tobacco and alcohol use, and child health: an exploratory study from India.
Bonu S, Rani M, Jha P, Peters DH, Nguyen SN.
Health Policy. 2004; 70(1): 67-83.

Tobacco use in India: prevalence and predictors of smoking and chewing in a national cross sectional household survey.
Rani M, Bonu S, Jha P, Nguyen SN, Jamjoum L.
Tobacco Control. 2003; 12(4): e4.

Smoking and mortality from tuberculosis and other diseases in India: retrospective study of 43000 adult male deaths and 35000 controls.
Gajalakshmi V, Peto R, Kanaka T, Jha P.
Lancet. 2003; 362: 507-515.

Global and regional estimates of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of price increases and other tobacco control policies.
Ranson K, Jha P, Chaloupka FJ, Nguyen S.
Nicotine Tob Res. 2002; 4(3): 311-9.

Estimates of global and regional smoking prevalence in 1995, by age and sex.
Jha P, Ranson MK, Nguyen SN, Yach D.
Am J Public Health. 2002; 92(6): 1002-6.

The economics of global tobacco control.
Jha P, Chaloupka FJ.
BMJ. 2000; 321: 358-361.

Death and taxes: the economics of tobacco control.
Jha P, de Beyer J, Heller P.
Finance and Development. 1999, 46-49.



Curbing the Epidemic: Governments and the Economics of Tobacco Control.
Jha P and Chaloupka FJ.
Washington: World Bank; 1999.