Prevalence of Tobacco Use Among Power Loom Workers - A Cross-Sectional Study

@inproceedings{Ansari2010PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of Tobacco Use Among Power Loom Workers - A Cross-Sectional Study},
  author={Zaki Anwar Ansari and Shehar Bano and Mohammad Zulkifle},
  booktitle={Indian journal of community medicine : official publication of Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Tobacco use is a major public health problem globally. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco is the second most important cause of death in the world. It is currently estimated to be responsible for about 5 million deaths each year worldwide. In India, it is responsible for over 8 lakh deaths every year. OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of tobacco use among power loom workers in Mau Aima Town, District Allahabad, UP. MATERIALS AND METHODS Five hundred… CONTINUE READING

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