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Table 1 Point-of-sale tobacco audit results in Ras Beirut – June 2012

From: Point-of-sale tobacco advertising in Beirut, Lebanon following a national advertising ban

  Store audits (n = 100)
Store type (%)
  Large store or supermarket 6
  Small grocery or convenience store, mini market 90
  Other 4
Point-of-sale advertising (%)
  Main exterior store sign contains tobacco logo 7
  Stores with ≥ 1 exterior ad(s) 14
    Average number of exterior ads 1.8
  Stores with interior ads
    1-2 56
    ≥ 3 4
    Average number of interior ads 1.4
  Stores with ≥ 1 ad(s), including exterior and interior 62
Product placement within stores (%)
  Tobacco products < 1 m of candy 81
  Tobacco products < 1 m of cash register 98