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OBJECTIVE To identify the demographic characteristics of current tobacco users in Cambodia, particularly women, and to explore the reasons for current tobacco use in demographic subgroups of the Cambodian population. METHODS We used a stratified three-stage cluster sample of 13,988 adults aged 18 years and older from all provinces in 2005-2006.(More)
BACKGROUND Cambodia has very high rates of tuberculosis and smoked tobacco use among adults. Efforts to control both tobacco use and tuberculosis in Cambodia need to be informed by nationally representative data. Our objective is to examine the relation between daily cigarette smoking and lifetime tuberculosis (TB) history in a national sample of adults in(More)
Smoking cessation programmes in Cambodia have found that Buddhist monks are highly motivated to quit smoking. Although over 23.4% of all Buddhist monks smoke, 1 the self reported quit rates average 87%. The Adventist Development Relief Agency's (ADRA) ''Khmer Quit Now'' programme has achieved this success through a five day smoking cessation class. ADRA has(More)
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