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A Study on the smoking habit male students at Semnan University of Medical Sciences and health Services

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Author(s): A.A. Nazari

Journal: Hayat Journal of Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery
ISSN 1735-2215

Volume: 5;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 33;
Date: 1999;
Original page

Keywords: Cigarettes | Student

ABSTRACT
Smoking is one of the social - economic problems of the world. Looking through mass producton of cigarettes, and frequency advertising, the ratio of smokers are going higher during past years. Also studying on causes of smoking and how to prevent people from smoking, some countries have been successful in reducing thier smokers up to 50% . In this study, the main goal was How many medical boy students are involved smoking at Semnan University of Medical Sciences and health services."nStatistic group were 320 medical - boy students, they were asking by questionnaires, which had 24 questions ."nThe analytic Ratio showed that 14.4% of students were smoking as a habit, 67.4% were using as a fun and 7.2% were used one or two single cigarettes every other day . Also, 45.7% of the subjects have smoked at least once during their life time."nMore than 90% of these boys were around 23 years of age and 43.5% started their smoking, when they began to study in college. So this subject will prove the important factors of preventive measure and risk factors on that society.
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