Prevalence of tobacco use among school and college going adolescents of Haryana.

@article{Kapoor1995PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of tobacco use among school and college going adolescents of Haryana.},
  author={S. K. Kapoor and Karishma Anand and G Samson Sujith Kumar},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  year={1995},
  volume={62 4},
  pages={461-6}
}
The prevalence of tobacco use among the school and college going adolescents of Haryana, a state in northern India was studied. 1130 male and 256 female students were given a self administered questionnaire regarding tobacco use. 160 (14.2%) male and 6 (2.3%) female students reported to have smoked at any time in the past. The prevalence of current smoking (defined as smoked in last one week) was only 7.1%. Of the 166 ever smokers, 44% had started this habit between 10 to 15 years of age. There… CONTINUE READING

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