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Helping men to quit smoking

Md Aris, Mohd Aznan (2020) Helping men to quit smoking. In: 1st East Coast Symposium on Men and Women's Health 2020 :Towards Equality in Health, 11th - 12th January 2020, Auditorium, IIUM Medical Centre. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Smoking accounts for one in every five death in Malaysia • About 20,000 Malaysian die each year as a result of smoking. • These number will be increase to 30,000 by the year 2030. • Today , there are about five million or 22.8 % smokers (aged 15 year old and above) in Malaysia, each consumption an average of 14 cigarettes per day.(NHMS 2016) • 4 out 10 or 7.6 million adults are exposed to secondhand smoke inside their houses, 4 of 10 or 2.3 million adults at workplaces, and 7 out 10 or 8.6 million adults at public places like restaurants. • 600,000 people die every year from exposure to secondhand or passive smoking.(WHO)

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Slide Presentation)
Additional Information: 4632/78479
Uncontrolled Keywords: Helping men; Quit ; Smoking
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Depositing User: Prof Dr Mohd Aznan Md Aris
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2020 13:16
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2020 13:16
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/78479

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