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Article: Smoking among medical students in Hong Kong.

TitleSmoking among medical students in Hong Kong.
Authors
Issue Date1989
PublisherThe Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.apacph.org/journal.asp
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal Of Public Health / Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium For Public Health, 1989, v. 3 n. 4, p. 306-309 How to Cite?
AbstractA survey was conducted among two classes of medical students (N = 293) at the University of Hong Kong to study their smoking habits and knowledge of and attitudes toward smoking. The response rate was 97.3%. There was only one daily smoker (0.4%) and 21 occasional smokers (7.4%). While the respondents regarded health and self-discipline as the main reasons for not smoking, the social taboo against smoking among young people might have also deterred this educated elite from smoking. Many of them failed to identify the major causal role of smoking in smoking related diseases. The potential of prevention in encountering a smoking patient seen for reasons unrelated to smoking was not fully realised. There was disagreement in the banning of cigarette advertising and in increasing the price of tobacco products. In the face of aggressive marketing by the tobacco industry in the Asia-Pacific region, every undergraduate medical curriculum should include organized instruction on smoking and its control.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/151483
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2015 Impact Factor: 1.722
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 0.572

 

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dc.contributor.authorCheng, KKen_US
dc.contributor.authorLam, THen_US
dc.contributor.authorRatanasiri, Aen_US
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dc.date.issued1989en_US
dc.identifier.citationAsia-Pacific Journal Of Public Health / Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium For Public Health, 1989, v. 3 n. 4, p. 306-309en_US
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dc.description.abstractA survey was conducted among two classes of medical students (N = 293) at the University of Hong Kong to study their smoking habits and knowledge of and attitudes toward smoking. The response rate was 97.3%. There was only one daily smoker (0.4%) and 21 occasional smokers (7.4%). While the respondents regarded health and self-discipline as the main reasons for not smoking, the social taboo against smoking among young people might have also deterred this educated elite from smoking. Many of them failed to identify the major causal role of smoking in smoking related diseases. The potential of prevention in encountering a smoking patient seen for reasons unrelated to smoking was not fully realised. There was disagreement in the banning of cigarette advertising and in increasing the price of tobacco products. In the face of aggressive marketing by the tobacco industry in the Asia-Pacific region, every undergraduate medical curriculum should include organized instruction on smoking and its control.en_US
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dc.subject.meshAdulten_US
dc.subject.meshFemaleen_US
dc.subject.meshHealth Knowledge, Attitudes, Practiceen_US
dc.subject.meshHong Kongen_US
dc.subject.meshHumansen_US
dc.subject.meshMaleen_US
dc.subject.meshMulticenter Studies As Topicen_US
dc.subject.meshQuestionnairesen_US
dc.subject.meshSmoking - Legislation & Jurisprudence - Psychologyen_US
dc.subject.meshStudents, Medical - Psychologyen_US
dc.titleSmoking among medical students in Hong Kong.en_US
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