Economic Inequity Attributable to Smoking Ratio's for the Public Health
Received Date: Feb 13, 2019 / Accepted Date: Mar 07, 2019 / Published Date: Mar 11, 2019
Smoking is an important cause of economic inequity for the Public Health sector because of the over demand of Public Health services conditioned by the morbidity and mortality attributable to smoking. The economic disparity caused by smoking carries to big differences in life´s expectative and life´s quality between smoker and no-smoker. This condition expose a necessity to measure by a ratio being the creation of this ratio the main propose of this research. The ratio suggested is easy to apply and evidences the relative weight of smoking in the Public Health services consumption´s. Finally, the created ratio is agreed with the particularities of smoking as risk factor. The practice application of this ratio may measure the economic disparity caused by smoking in the assignation of economic resources to the Public Health.
Keywords: Smoking control; Economic inequity; Tributary policy
Citation: Fernandez F, Gonzalez ES (2019) Economic Inequity Attributable to Smoking Ratio’s for the Public Health. Health Econ Outcome Res Open Access 4: 161. Doi: 10.4172/2471-268X.1000161
Copyright: © 2019 Fernandez F, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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