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Incidence and correlates of receiving cigarettes as gifts and selecting preferred brand because it was gifted: Findings from the ITC China Survey

  • Li-Ling Huang1Email author,
  • James F Thrasher1, 2,
  • Yuan Jiang3,
  • Qiang Li3, 4,
  • Geoffrey T Fong4, 5 and
  • Anne CK Quah4
BMC Public Health201212:996

Received: 23 August 2012

Accepted: 15 November 2012

Published: 17 November 2012

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Original Submission
23 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
12 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Melanie Wakefield
15 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Amanda Amos
8 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - LI-LING HUANG
Resubmission - Version 2
8 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
17 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-996

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Health Promotion, Education & Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina
Center for Population Health Research, National Institute of Public Health
National Tobacco Control Office, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research