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Cigarette smoking Prevalence and causes among students of Kerman universities
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Introduction: Cigarette smoking is one important worldwide healthily dilemma، especially in students of universities. Hence identification of tendency factors is very effective in order to prevention of tobacco consumption. This study was aimed to determine the prevalence of tendency to cigarette smoking and its reasons among universities students. Method: In a descriptive cross-sectional study، 460 male students responded to researcher made questionnaires. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics and SPSS software. Results: 52/8% of students were experienced cigarette smoking and 12/1% (n = 56) were permanent smokers، 54/4% initiated at under 20 age for cigarette smoking. important factors with tendency to cigarette smoking were : suggestion of others، to acquire experience and comfortable، encourage of friends and others، bigness sense and beauty، and obstinacy against parents. Conclusion: cigarette smoking rate among students of present study was lower than other studying، but in attention to 52/8% them were experienced cigarette smoking and average age of onset smoking was under 20 age، hence، we recommended educational programs for adolescents، having relationship with perfect persons، to select suitable patterns from no smoking behaviors، comfortable facilities، and consultation to students in order to decrease prevalence of smoking.
Keywords: Cigarette, Tendency Factors to Cigarette Smoking, Students
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2011/11/2
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Cigarette smoking Prevalence and causes among students of Kerman universities. J Qual Res Health Sci. 2010; 10 (1) :1-6
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Volume 10, Issue 1 (11-2010) Back to browse issues page
مجله تحقیقات کیفی در علوم سلامت Journal of Qualitative Research in Health Sciences
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