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Tobacco use in 3 billion individuals from 16 countries: an analysis of nationally representative cross-sectional household surveys
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The first wave of GATS showed high rates ofsmoking in men, early initiation of smoking in women, and low quit ratios, reinforcing the view that efforts to prevent initiation and promote cessation of tobacco use are needed to reduce associated morbidity and mortality. Expand
Global youth tobacco surveillance, 2000-2007.
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The findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) suggest that the estimate of a doubling of deaths from smoking might be an underestimate because of the increase in smoking among young girls compared with adult females, the high susceptibility of smoking among never smokers, high levels of exposure to secondhand smoke, and protobacco indirect advertising. Expand
Smoking-Attributable Periodontitis in the United States: Findings From NHANES III.
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It is concluded that smoking is a major risk factor forperiodontitis and may be responsible for more than half of periodontitis cases among adults in the United States. Expand
A call to action and a lifecourse strategy to address the global burden of raised blood pressure on current and future generations: the Lancet Commission on hypertension
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The Commission has identified ten essential and achievable goals and ten accompanying, mutually additive, and synergistic key actions that—if implemented effectively and broadly—will make substantial contributions to the management of blood pressure globally. Expand
Smoking-attributable periodontitis in the United States: findings from NHANES III. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
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It is concluded that smoking is a major risk factor for periodontitis and may be responsible for more than half ofperiodontitis cases among adults in the United States and a large proportion of adult periodontritis may be preventable through prevention and cessation of cigarette smoking. Expand
Patterns of global tobacco use in young people and implications for future chronic disease burden in adults
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Low levels of tobacco consumption will require a redoubling of efforts to prevent initiation and promote cessation among the large proportion of young people who currently use tobacco, which is troubling for the future of chronic disease and tobacco-related mortality. Expand
Tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke, and cessation counseling training of dental students around the world.
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Tobacco control efforts must discourage tobacco use among dentists, promote smoke-free workplaces, and implement programs that train dentists in effective cessation-counseling techniques. Expand
Tobacco use by youth: a surveillance report from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey project.
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The results show that the GYTS surveillance system is enhancing the capacity of countries to design, implement, and evaluate tobacco prevention and control programmes. Expand
Social Determinants of Health and Tobacco Use in Thirteen Low and Middle Income Countries: Evidence from Global Adult Tobacco Survey
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A significant but varied role of social determinants on current tobacco use within and across countries is demonstrated. Expand
Change in tobacco use among 13-15 year olds between 1999 and 2008: Findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey
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Evidence was found supporting the idea that tobacco use among adolescent girls is likely increasing, and there was no change over time in prevalence of cigarette smoking, however, 34 sites reported an increase in other tobacco use. Expand
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