Prevalence of Smoking and Associated Risk Factors Among Medical Professionals in Hospitals of Karachi, Pakistan

@inproceedings{Zafar2014PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of Smoking and Associated Risk Factors Among Medical Professionals in Hospitals of Karachi, Pakistan},
  author={Mubashir Zafar},
  booktitle={International journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2014}
}
  • Mubashir Zafar
  • Published in International journal of preventive medicine 2014
BACKGROUND Cigarette smoking is the largest preventable risk factor for morbidity and mortality in developed countries where at least one in four adults smoke cigarettes. Healthcare providers who smoke are less likely to advise patients to quit smoking. The aim of this study is to find out the frequency of tobacco smoking among medical professionals in tertiary care hospitals of Karachi, and to identify the common factors responsible for the continuation of smoking among healthcare providers… CONTINUE READING

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