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Volume 5 Issue 9 (September, 2017)

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Tobacco Use Among Young Students and its Influence on Role Models
Rajinder Kumar Sharma

Background: Smoking is a noteworthy general wellbeing, especially in youthful grown-ups between the ages of 18 and 25. The primary target of this examination is to discover the use of tobacco among Young Students and its Influence of Role Models. Materials and Methods: This was a cross-sectional examination. Two universities of North India were picked. There were 220 pre-adult students aged 16–25. Socioeconomics data including age, sex, and current smoking practices were noted. Result: A sum of 38 students detailed having ever attempted cigarette or bidi smoking. The pervasiveness of current smoking was 8.5% (18). 14 of the students detailed having ever utilized smokeless types of tobacco. The prevalence of tobacco utilize by and large was observed to be 21.9%, and was altogether higher among the boys than the females. Tobacco utilize was observed to be altogether connected with having seen a sibling/sister smoke, closest companion smoke, and having a place with an atomic family. Conclusion: The impact of benefits in teenagers can impact tobacco use into youthful adulthood. Family structure and sex can impact the asset–tobacco utilize relationship.
Keywords: Adolescent, behavior, students, smoking, tobacco use, role models.

Corresponding author:  Dr. Rajinder Kumar Sharma, Associate professor, Department of Community Medicine, TSM Medical College Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

This article may be cited as: Sharma RK. Tobacco Use Among Young Students and its Influence on Role Models. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2017;5(9):117-120.

 
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