Prevalence and pattern of dokha use among medical and allied health students in Ajman, United Arab Emirates.

@article{Jayakumary2010PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and pattern of dokha use among medical and allied health students in Ajman, United Arab Emirates.},
  author={Muttappallymyalil Jayakumary and Sreedharan Jayadevan and Anu Vinod Ranade and Elsheba Mathew},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={1547-9}
}
Globally, tobacco is considered to be one among the leading causes of death. Dokha is a mixture of Iranian tobacco with aromatic leaf and bark herbs, smoked in a small pipe termed a Midwakh thought to have originated in the Arabian Peninsula. The present study aimed at evaluating the prevalence and pattern of dokha use among Medical University students. Prior to participation in the study, the students were provided with information on the purpose of the study and also assured that… CONTINUE READING

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