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Betel quid chewing and its risk factors in Bangladeshi adults

  title={Betel quid chewing and its risk factors in Bangladeshi adults},
  author={C G Mascie-Taylor and Mahmudur Rahman},
Meerjady S Flora a Results: Overall 31% of the study samples chewed betel quid regularly. Prevalence was two times higher in rural (43.2%) compared to the urban areas (19.1%). Betel quid use was more common among Hindus (41.4%), farmers (55.3%), and people in the 40-year or more (63.9%) age group; and the habit was less common in unmarried (1.6%) and educated persons (19.6%). Ex-smokers (73.8%) and current smokers (37.3%) were more likely to use betel quid than never smokers (25.6… 

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