International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Biochemistry | India | Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018

A Brief Study on Smokeless Tobacco and its Users

Om Bhole | Bhavesh Kankariya | Dr. Shilpa A. Pratinidhi

Abstract: Background In 21st Century this addictive substance take toll in millions yearly, making it number one preventable cause of death. Tobacco use mostly affects the users and their families that come from low socio-economic background. Objectives To Study the use of Tobacco in various socio-economic classes. Study Design Cross Sectional Questionnaire based Study. Study Area 403 Patients attending Indoor Patient Department of MIMER Medical College, Talegaon Dabhade, Pune. Results People with low annual income were the most addicted to tobacco. Smokeless tobacco being most widely used form. Conclusion Use of tobacco being maximum in men and in families with low income. There is need to educate the susceptible population about injury physical, mental and economical caused by tobacco usage.

Keywords: tobacco, tobacco products, smokeless tobacco

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018,

Pages: 1697 - 1701

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