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Use of Geographical Information Systems for billboards and points-of-sale surveillance in two Mexico cities
Salud Pública de México
Objective. To assess the degree of compliance with current legislation using Geographic Information Systems. Material and Methods. Schools and billboards advertising tobacco were geo-referenced and the distance to schools were measured. Students' access to purchasing tobacco products was observed. Results. In Cuernavaca, billboards were found within 250 meter from schools and students had access to buying cigarettes. In Culiacan, students were less exposed to tobacco advertising. Conclusions.doi:10.1590/s0036-36342007000800014 fatcat:7nzyc3yxnrc3rdkke4xi2wmuym