Prevalence of smoking among universities students of Shahroud in 2010


This study in 2010 determined the prevalence of smoking and its associated factors among universities students in Shahroud located in the North Eastern of Iran. 1800 students were selected randomly among 20000 students of Shahroud universities, to complete a questionnaire Which was prepared based on the Global Youth Tobacco Survey. The prevalence of current smoking was 20% (80% male and 20% female). The most important factors in the tendency to smoking were: friends smoking, stress, separation from family and fun.

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Nazemi, S. and Chaman, R. (2012) Prevalence of smoking among universities students of Shahroud in 2010. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2, 235-239. doi: 10.4236/ojpm.2012.22034.

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