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Youth and Tobacco Use : A Monograph on Perceptions, Practices & Policies

By Bhojani, Upendra, Dr.

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Book Id: WPLBN0003437361
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Reproduction Date: 2013

Title: Youth and Tobacco Use : A Monograph on Perceptions, Practices & Policies  
Author: Bhojani, Upendra, Dr.
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Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, Social Sciences, tobacco use among youth
Collections: Science, Authors Community, Criminology, Environmental Economics, Public Aspect of Medicine, Social Sciences, Statistics, Sociology, Medicine, Literature, Most Popular Books in China, Education
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Publisher: Institute of Public Health, Bangalore
Member Page: Upendra Bhojani

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This monograph is based on a large-scale study among youth in Bangalore, the metropolitan capital of Karnataka. It elaborates various aspects related to tobacco use among youth: consumption of tobacco; perceptions of tobacco use and tobacco users; individual, social and environmental correlates of tobacco use; and status of prevailing tobacco control measures. Apart from the study findings, the monograph reviews and summarises the current literature and provides a nation-wide glimpse of these issues. It concludes by providing some pertinent suggestions on reducing tobacco use among youth.

Summary
This monograph is based on a large-scale study among youth in Bangalore, the metropolitan capital of Karnataka. It elaborates various aspects related to tobacco use among youth: consumption of tobacco; perceptions of tobacco use and tobacco users; individual, social and environmental correlates of tobacco use; and status of prevailing tobacco control measures. Apart from the study findings, the monograph reviews and summarises the current literature and provides a nation-wide glimpse of these issues. It concludes by providing some pertinent suggestions on reducing tobacco use among youth.

Table of Contents
1 INTRODUCTION Background and Rationale Aim and Objectives 2 METHODS Study Design and Sampling Data Collection and Analysis Ethical Considerations Sample Characteristics 3 YOUTH AND TOBACCO USE Tobacco Consumption Spending on Tobacco Consumption 4 PERCEPTIONS ABOUT TOBACCO USE Benefits and Harms of Tobacco Use Perceptions About Tobacco Users Attitudes Towards Future Tobacco Use 5 CORRELATES OF TOBACCO USE Reasons for Uptake of Tobacco Use Reasons for Refraining from Tobacco Use Tobacco Use and Use of Other Illicit Substances 6 TOBACCO CONTROL MEASURES Prohibition of Smoking in Public Places Regulation of Tobacco Sale Media Promotion of Tobacco Use Role of the Educational Institutions in Tobacco Control Students’ Suggestions for Tobacco Control 7 RECOMMENDATIONS Role of Educational Institutions in Tobacco Control Strengthening the Implementation of Tobacco Control Legislation

 
 



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