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- Tobacco Use Among Adults in Rural VDCs of Dhankuta, Eastern Nepal: a community based cross sectional survey. Pradhan, P. M. S.; Yadav, D. K.; Bhattarai, S.; Paudel, I. S.; Pokharel, P. K. // Nepal Journal of Epidemiology;2014, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p7
An abstract of the article "Tobacco Use Among Adults in Rural VDCs of Dhankuta, Eastern Nepal: a community based cross sectional survey," by D. K. Yadav and colleagues is presented.
- Survey: global tobacco use "epidemic". // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Oct2012, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p16
The article presents The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) that shows the rising use of tobacco worldwide.
- Differences in tobacco use between Canada and the United States. Jones, Antwan; Gulbis, Angelika; Baker, Elizabeth H. // International Journal of Public Health;Jun2010, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p167
This study explores differences in who smokes (smoker type) and exposure to smoking (pack-years) between Canada and the US. Both countries have policies to limit the number of smokers and smoking-related deaths. This research uses The Joint Canada/United States Survey of Health (JCUSH) and...
- Surveys used to assess the population health and to inform healthy public policy: challenges for research in poor countries. Andreeva, Tatiana I. // Tobacco Control & Public Health in Eastern Europe;2012, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p1
An introduction is presented which discusses various reports within the issue on topics including health surveys, tobacco use, and family-related correlates of alcohol use.
- Ohio ranks 33rd in overall health. // Toledo Business Journal;Jan2010, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p24
The article reports that Ohio ranks 33rd at the America's Health Rankings when compared to the health of other states. It mentions that the rankings identify the need to change unhealthy behaviors that leads to chronic diseases such as obesity and tobacco consumption which are among the two...
- Determinants of heavy smoking: Results from the global adult tobacco survey in Poland (2009-2010). Kaleta, Dorota; Makowiec-Dąbrowska, Teresa; Dziankowska-Zaborszczyk, Elżbieta; Fronczak, Adam // International Journal of Occupational Medicine & Environmental H;Mar2012, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p66
Objective: The aim of current analysis was to identify socio-demographic correlates of heavy smoking. Materials and Methods: Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), a nationally representative household study was implemented in Poland between 2009 and 2010. We used data on representative sample of...
- United States, Massachusetts and New York 1996 cigar smoking among teenagers. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;5/23/1997, Vol. 46 Issue 20, p433
Presents estimate 1996 survey results of the prevalence of cigar smoking among youth in Massachusetts and New York. Comparison between the National, Massachusetts and New York survey results; Level of access to and use of cigars; Impact of increase cigar consumption on cigar-related morbidity...
- Cigarette Smoking Among Adults--United States, 1998. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/6/2000, Vol. 49 Issue 39, p881
Analyzes self-reported data from the 1998 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Sample Adult Core Questionnaire about cigarette smoking among adults in the United States. Estimation on the number of adults who smoke in 1998; Prevalence of smoking among persons aged 18-24 and racial/ethnic...
- Intention to quit among Indian tobacco users: Findings from International Tobacco Control Policy evaluation India pilot survey. Surani, N. S.; Gupta, P. C.; Fong, T. G.; Pednekar, M. S.; Quak, A. C.; Bansal-Travers, M. // Indian Journal of Cancer;Oct-Dec2012, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p431
INTRODUCTION: Tobacco users face barriers not just in quitting, but also in thinking about quitting. The aim of this study was to understand factors encouraging intention to quit from the 2006 International Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) Evaluation India Pilot Study Survey. MATERIALS AND METHODS:...