TITLE

Religious Officials' knowledge, attitude, and behavior towards smoking and the new tobacco law in Kahramanmaras, Turkey

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p602
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the study conducted to examine knowledge, attitude, and behavior of religious officials towards smoking and the new tobacco law in Kahramanmaras, Turkey. It mentions that 99.8 percentage of the religious officials agreed to the fact that smoking is harmful and it must be prohibited in terms of religion. It concludes that smoking rate among religious officials is lower than general public.
ACCESSION #
65252556

 

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