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Prevalence of cigarette smoking among adolescents in Calabar city, south-eastern Nigeria

@inproceedings{Odey2012PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of cigarette smoking among adolescents in Calabar city, south-eastern Nigeria},
  author={Friday Akwagiobe Odey and Ita Bassey Okokon and J. O. Ogbeche and Godwin Terver and Emmanuel Eyo Ekanem},
  year={2012}
}
The global prevalence of cigarette smoking is incre asing especially in developing countries where 80% of tobacco deaths occur. This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of cigarette smoking among adolescents in Calabar, Nigeria. This was a c ross sectional study of smoking among apparently healthy adolescents between the ages of 10 – 18 yea rs. Demographic data and smoking habits were obtained from secondary school students over a two month period. Cigarette smoking was defined as… 

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