Impact of Tobacco Use on Poverty in Indonesia

Bayu Adi Radityo

Abstract

According to World Health Organization (WHO) data, almost 80 percent from a total of 1 billion smokers globally live in low and moderate income countries. The proportion of tobacco use in the poorest smoker households in Indonesia accounts for almost 12 percent of their incomes (Ahsan, 2009). The paper was carried out to know how tobacco use can lead to poverty in Indonesia. This paper uses descriptive method to collect quantitative data and results show that tobacco use is the third largest expense after food and beverages and grains. Tobacco use also become the largest expenditure on people with medium and low prosperity. The conclusion is that tobacco use has many negative impacts on poverty in Indonesia. The following paper seeks to find more about how tobacco use can impact poverty in Indonesia.

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in Harvard Style

Radityo B. (2017). Impact of Tobacco Use on Poverty in Indonesia.In Proceedings of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Indonesian Health Economics Association - Volume 1: INAHEA, ISBN 978-989-758-335-3, pages 38-41. DOI: 10.5220/0007023200380041


in Bibtex Style

@conference{inahea17,
author={Bayu Adi Radityo},
title={Impact of Tobacco Use on Poverty in Indonesia},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Indonesian Health Economics Association - Volume 1: INAHEA,},
year={2017},
pages={38-41},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007023200380041},
isbn={978-989-758-335-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Indonesian Health Economics Association - Volume 1: INAHEA,
TI - Impact of Tobacco Use on Poverty in Indonesia
SN - 978-989-758-335-3
AU - Radityo B.
PY - 2017
SP - 38
EP - 41
DO - 10.5220/0007023200380041