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Habit of tobacco using among the students at Alzaiem Alazhari University

Habit of tobacco using among the students at Alzaiem Alazhari University

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Title: Habit of tobacco using among the students at Alzaiem Alazhari University
Author: Hassan, Sumaia
Abstract: This across sectional descriptive study was conducted during the period from Nov- Dec 2002 to measure the prevalence of tobacco using among the students at Alzaiem Alazhari University . From 4782 male and female students 320 students were selected using simple random sample technique to represent the whole students in the three complexes of the university . The study revealed that the prevalence of tobacco using among the students was 62.5% and tobacco using is more prevalent among male than female students . Also it reveled that cigarettes and shisha are more prevalent types of tobacco using among the students . The commonest factors increased this high prevalence of tobacco using among the students were, they desire to appear like adults starting tobacco using at early age, presence of tobacco user in the family in addition to presence of friends who using tobacco .
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/7434
Date: 2015-03-25


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