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Risky Behaviors Constitute Growing Threats to Global Health

report warns that risky behaviors –smoking, using illicit drugs, alcohol abuse, unhealthy diets, and unsafe sex— are increasing globally and pose a growing threat to the health of individuals, particularly in developing countries. The report looks at how
World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:13
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Risky Behaviors Constitute Growing Threats to Global Health

A new World Bank report, Risking your Health: Causes, Consequences and Interventions to Prevent Risky Behaviors, warns that risky behaviors are increasingly prevalent globally, particularly in developing countries, and constitute a growing threat to the
World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:11
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Risking Your Health | Investing in Health

In a new World Bank book, Risking your Health: Causes, Consequence and Interventions to Prevent Risky Behaviors, we regroup these five risky behaviors – drugs, smoking, alcohol, unhealthy food and risky sex – and investigate them under a common lens, des
World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:07
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Risking your health : causes, consequences, and interventions to prevent risky behaviors

This report summarizes the existing evidence about the causes and consequences of those behaviors, as well as about interventions aimed at preventing them from a broad range of sources
World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:06
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Smoking prevalence, males (% of adults) | Data | Table

Prevalence of smoking, male is the percentage of men ages 15 and over who smoke any form of tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, and pipes, and excluding smokeless tobacco. Data include daily and non-daily smoking.
World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:02
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Smoking, unsafe sex and alcohol 'pose growing threat in poorer countries'

Nearly 80% of the deaths from smoking in 2010 occurred in poorer countries, says World Bank, as risky behaviour soars
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 12:08
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[UK] Pregnant smokers: how many are there?

New statistics show how many women are smokers when they give birth, which parts of the country have the most pregnant smokers and how that number is changing
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 11:40
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Cigarette tax avoidance and evasion: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project [FREE FULL TEXT]

We found prevalence estimates of cigarette tax avoidance/evasion vary substantially between countries and across time. In Canada, France and the UK, more than 10% of smokers reported last purchasing cigarettes from low or untaxed sources, while in Malaysi
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2013 21:48
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Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011 and 2012

The findings in this report indicate that during 2011–2012 significant increases occurred in current use of nonconventional tobacco products, such as electronic cigarettes and hookahs, among middle and high school students; in addition, an increase in c
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 15, 2013 02:19
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FLAVOURED TOBACCO USE AMONG CANADIAN YOUTH: EVIDENCE FROM CANADA’S 2010/2011 YOUTH SMOKING SURVEY | Propel Centre for Population Health Impact (PDF)

The main objective of the YSS is to provide benchmark tobacco use prevalence rates at national and provincial levels for students in grades 6 through 12. The 2010/2011 YSS questionnaire (the most recent cycle with released data) included questions about m
University of Waterloo (ca)
added Nov 14, 2013 16:42
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