Why youth smoke? An exploratory community-based study from Chandigarh Union Territory of northern India.

@article{Thakur2010WhyYS,
  title={Why youth smoke? An exploratory community-based study from Chandigarh Union Territory of northern India.},
  author={Jyotsna Shrikant Thakur and Satya Ranjan Lenka and Sanjana Bhardwaj and R. Ethindra Kumar},
  journal={Indian journal of cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={47 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          59-62
        }
}
BACKGROUND Tobacco use is a serious public health challenge in several regions of the world, including India. Increasingly, steps are being taken at policy level to curb the problem. AIM This study was done to find out the determinants of tobacco use so that effective intervention programs can be designed and implemented for the prevention and cessation of this growing pandemic. METHODS A community-based cross-sectional study was done adapting Global Youth Tobacco Survey questionnaire… CONTINUE READING
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