• Presentation

Economic dependence on tobacco and changes in attitudes toward tobacco control among North Carolina tobacco growers

Citation

Crankshaw, E., Beach, R. H., Austin, W. D., Weitzenkamp, D., Altman, D., & Jones, A. S. (2006, November). Economic dependence on tobacco and changes in attitudes toward tobacco control among North Carolina tobacco growers. Presented at American Public Health Association Annual Conference, .

Abstract

Study rationale: History of partnership between tobacco industry and tobacco growers in opposing tobacco control efforts; evidence that economic dependence influences attitudes. Hypothesis: As growers become less dependent on tobacco, they will become less resistant to tobacco control efforts.