Contact: +91-9711224068
International Journal of Applied Research
  • Multidisciplinary Journal
  • Printed Journal
  • Indexed Journal
  • Refereed Journal
  • Peer Reviewed Journal

ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.2

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part C (2018)

Prevalence of tobacco use among adults in Kamakshi Nagar Nellore

Author(s)
Budda Kavitha, Shanmugam Jhansi, N Subashini and Dr. Indira S
Abstract
Back Ground: Tobacco is an agricultural product. Tobacco is commonly consumed as a recreational drug it is a global problem among the adults. It is the one of the chief preventable cause of death in world. Tobacco is consumed especially in India and south East Asian countries. Tobacco chewing is a risk factor for oral cancer. According to World health organization (2015), there has been global incidence of tobacco consumption is 60% mens and 2.3% of women are smoked tobacco and 28% men and 12.0% women chewed tobacco/pan masala and 46.5% men and 13.8% women either smoked or chewed tobacco.
Objective: To assess the prevalence of tobacco use among adults.
Materials and Methods: The descriptive research design was used to conduct research study. The 100 samples were selected by using non probability purposive sampling technique among adults in Kamakshi Nagar at Nellore.
Result: The results revealed that with reference to the prevalence of tobacco use among adults, 61 (61%) are using tobacco, in that 59(59%) are males and 2(2%) females and 39 (39%) are not using tobacco, in that 35(35%) are males and 4(4%) is females.
Pages: 180-182  |  228 Views  5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Budda Kavitha, Shanmugam Jhansi, N Subashini and Dr. Indira S. Prevalence of tobacco use among adults in Kamakshi Nagar Nellore. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(4): 180-182.
Call for book chapter
Journals List Click Here Research Journals Research Journals