Smoking Prevalence and Associated Factors at Students Housing of King Saud University
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017

Smoking Prevalence and Associated Factors at Students Housing of King Saud University

Abdulraheem Abdullah Almubarak, Abdulaziz Dawod Alganber

The study describes the prevalence of smoking, and the correlates of current smoking, by male students King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. A random sample of 718 students at the university housing of students and the colleges of King Saud University answered a modified form of Global Youth Tobacco Survey questionnaire. The prevalence of current smoking was 21.6 % in the Students Housing and 18.6 % of those who live outside the housing. Of current smokers, 10.6 % smoke cigarettes, 3.9 % smoke water-pipe and 4.5 % smoke both. In logistic regression analysis, smoking by family and close friends were predictors of current smoking status.

Keywords: Smoking, Saudi Arabia, University, Prevalence, Tobacco

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017

Pages: 1395 - 1407

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Abdulraheem Abdullah Almubarak, Abdulaziz Dawod Alganber, "Smoking Prevalence and Associated Factors at Students Housing of King Saud University", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20171103, Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017, 1395 - 1407

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