Determinants of cigarette smoking among school adolescents in eastern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Reda2012DeterminantsOC,
  title={Determinants of cigarette smoking among school adolescents in eastern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Ayalu Alex Reda and Asmamaw Moges and Berhanu Yazew and Sibhatu Biadgilign},
  booktitle={Harm reduction journal},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization (WHO) attributes more than 4 million deaths a year to tobacco, and it is expected that this figure will rise to 10 million deaths a year by 2020. Moreover, it is now a growing public health problem in the developing world. OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of cigarette use and its determinant factors among high school students in eastern Ethiopia. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted using structured self-administered questionnaires among 1… CONTINUE READING
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