Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Other-00002274
Title: Knowledge, attitude, perception of smoking habits in college students in rural area (Kanchipuram district)
Category: Others ( DIT Related Science )
Section: Research Article
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    Background: Smoking is one of the leading causes of preventable death globally. Smoking generally has negative health effects because smoke inhalation inherently poses challenges to various physiologic processes such as respiration. Apparently smoking is the wrong choice which numerous adults getting addicted to in their young age. Hence, this survey was conducted to create awareness about the effect of smoking among adolescents. Aim: The aim of this study was to conduct a survey on knowledge, attitude, and perception of smoking habits in college students in rural area (Kanchipuram District). Materials and Methods: This study is the questionnaire-based survey. The survey questionnaire comprises questions about knowledge, attitude, and perception of smoking habits in college students in rural area (Kanchipuram District).This survey was administered to the participants through the survey planet link. The result obtained was statistically analyzed. The survey was conducted among 101 students. Result: Many adolescents have proved to show addictive toward the smoking habit. The college teens have been very susceptible to such hazardous habit of smoking. Conclusion: Smoking is a very dangerous and addictive habit; hence, knowledge and awareness regarding its consequence should be effectively brought into practice.

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    R. Nivethitha, Ashish R. Jain*

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    Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Ashish R. Jain, Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Saveetha University, Poonamalle High Road, Chennai – 600 127, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    R. Nivethitha, Ashish R. Jain*

    Title:Knowledge, attitude, perception of smoking habits in college students in rural area (Kanchipuram district)
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (June)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (883-886)
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    Methodology:Dangerous, Students, Unhealthy ,Youngster
    Research Materials:nicotine

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Cigarette Dangerous Students Unhealthy Youngster

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