Prevalence of smoking among Karachi population.

  title={Prevalence of smoking among Karachi population.},
  author={Robert Maher and S. Devji},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  volume={52 6},
AIMS To determine the prevalence of smoking in Karachi population and compare it with previous studies to see if any change has occurred in this addiction. SETTING Cross sectional survey in 5 districts of Karachi, using a questionnaire. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Apparently healthy subjects from 25 areas covering 5 districts of Karachi were interviewed regarding their smoking habits, ethnic origin, socioeconomic strata and the education level. Two modes of interview were adopted, one was a house… CONTINUE READING

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