Statistic Data From Department of Epidemiology and Term Paper

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Statistic Data From Department of Epidemiology and Medical Informatics, National Institute of Health

ADULTS

Every second person in Armenia, irrespective of sex, is a smoker. Only 15% of the population have never smoked before WOMEN and SMOKING

53,6% smoked some time in the past

39,6% smoke

Chart indicates % of women smoke... cigarettes per day

Chart indicates that in Armenia among the smoking women the percentage of women with higher education is significantly more than those having secondary education.

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Tobacco and Teenagers

In Armenia about half of the smokers start smoking reaching the age of 18, 36,6% of teenagers are smoke

Number of cigarettes per day

Boys and girls

Boys and young men in Armenia start smoking much sooner than girls, more than a half of a yang men start doing it before reaching the age of 18. Absolute majority of girls in Armenia start smoking after the age of

Reasons for smoking:

Age of smoking initiation:

smoking friends under 14-35,8% no reason at the age of 14-21,2% looking "adult" at the age of 15-21,9% smoking parents at the age of 16-21,1%

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Awareness of the harm of smoking

HEALTHCARE WORKERS and SMOKING

Healthcare workers are one of the most smoking professional groups.

56,8% of doctors are smoke

Tried to quit smoking

39,1% of physicians smoke in the presence of their patients

34,7% do not consider that they harm themselves

45,7% do not consider that they harm other people

Patients' survey:

Patients, who were recommended by doctors to quit smoking

These brief surveys have been done by:

National Institute of Health of Armenia,

Department of Epidemiology and Medical Informatics,

M.D., D.Sc. Prof. Vladimir A. Davidyants;

M.D. Alexander A. Bazarchyan; Ara Tadevosyan;

Percentage of other tobacco products, such as etcvis insignificant in Armenia.

According to:

RA Ministry of Statistics, State Register and Analysis (1998; these results are not published; the have been submitted to me by the representatives…

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