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TJFMPC. 2019; 13(2): 219-226


THE FREQUENCY OF TOBACCO AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS USING IN MEDICINE FACULTY STUDENTS

RUHUŞEN KUTLU,CELALETTİN VATANSEV,NUR DEMİRBAŞ,SADIK TAŞER.

Abstract
Aim: The aim of our study was to investigate the prevalence of tobacco and tobacco products using in the students of Medical Faculty and to determine the factors affecting them.
Materials and methods: This cross-sectional analytical study was conducted in 993 students of Medical Faculty in 2017-2018 academic year.
Results: Of the 993 students included in the study, 41.1% were male (n=408) and 58.9% (n=585) were female. While the frequency of smoking among students was 12.3%, those who tried to smoke but did not continue were 26.5%, non-smokers were 58.4% and those who quit were 2.8%. In this study, 22.5% of male students and 5.1% of female students were smokers. Smoking was highest in the 6th grade with a 19.4% frequency. There was found a significant relationship between smoking status and the student's advanced grade, the environment, the close friends group, the father and siblings smoking (p

Key words: Medical school student, prevalence, tobacco dependence.



Article Language: Turkish English



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