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[Africa] Shocking statistics on tobacco smoking in Kenya

Over 8 billion sticks of cigarettes are smoked in Kenya every year, according to recent statistics from the World Health Organization ( WHO). This represents an increase given the statistics indicate that over 6.4 billion sticks of cigarettes smoked in
The Standard (ke)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:19
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Tobacco Cessation Among Users of Telephone and Web-Based Interventions — Four States, 2011–2012

Dual-service users had demographic and smoking characteristics similar to telephone-only and Web-only users. However, single-service users had significantly lower odds of cessation success compared with dual-service users. This suggests that availability
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 31, 2014 17:25
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Methods of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Survey: waves 1, 2 and 3 [FREE FULL TEXT]

This paper provides critical information on longitudinal features of the sampling design, data collection, data quality and survey weights of the ITC China Survey. It serves as a benchmark for other research papers using the wave 1, 2 or 3 data from the
Tobacco Control
added Dec 31, 2014 11:30
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International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes | Globalization101

Although it is technically a separate entity ICSID is chaired by the president of the World Bank, and the two organizations are well integrated, with their annual meetings being held in concert, and with ICSID’s operating expenses coming from the World B
Globalization101.org (Levin Institute-SUNY)
added Dec 30, 2014 14:19
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[Canada] One in seven use electronic cigarettes

1-in-7 had ever used an electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette (15%), and this behaviour is especially characteristic of the youngest (26%), the least wealthy (24%), in the Atlantic provinces (21%) and Alberta (19%) and the least educated (secondary school
Forum Research (ca)
added Dec 24, 2014 07:03
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MTF Data Tables and Figures

Figure 1 - Cigarettes: Trends in 30-Day Use, Risk, Disapproval, and Availability in Grades 8, 10, and 12 Figure 2 - Smokeless Tobacco: Trends in 30-Day Use, Risk, and Disapproval in Grades 8, 10, and 12
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 20, 2014 20:46
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[Australia] Significant number of women still smoking while pregnant: birth rate report

THOMAS ORITI: The dangers of smoking during pregnancy are well established and today's findings further the point. About 6 per cent of babies were born with a low birth-weight - that's less than 2.5 kilograms - but the rate doubled for mothers who smoke
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:17
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SmokelessTobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective (PDF)

• Smokeless tobacco use is a global problem that is present in at least 70 low-, middle-, and high-income countries and affects more than 300 million people. The greatest burden from ST use is in the South-East Asia Region, which experiences the highe
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:04
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[Michigan] Use of alcohol, cigarettes, number of illicit drugs declines among U.S. teens

Both alcohol and cigarette use in 2014 are at their lowest points since the study began in 1975. ... These findings come from the University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future study
University of Michigan
added Dec 16, 2014 06:49
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Adult Smoking In Wisconsin Hits Record Low

announced today that the state’s adult smoking rate is at the lowest rate ever recorded in Wisconsin. The adult smoking rate is at 18%, a two percentage point drop from 2012, and is consistent with the national smoking rate of 17.8%
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
added Dec 8, 2014 22:51
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