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Analysis Study Research Paper | Social Work | Somalia | Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023
Smokeless Tobacco Use among Youth in Mogadishu: A Case Study of Hodan District
Abdinasir Abdullahi Mohamed Biyo  | Abdirahman Mohamed Dahiye
Abstract: Smokeless tobacco is a form of tobacco that is not smoked, but instead placed in the mouth or nose. It can be in the form of chewing tobacco, snuff, or snus. Smokeless tobacco is often marketed as a safer alternative to smoking, but it is just as harmful In Somalia youth, smokeless tobacco use is particularly widespread among young people in Hodon District in Mogadishu. This Article focuses on smokeless tobacco use and its detrimental effects among youth in the Hodan District of Mogadishu, Somalia. The objective of study is to investigate the detrimental effects of smokeless tobacco usage on young people in Mogadishu - Somalia.
Keywords: smokeless tobacco, youth, prevalence, health effects, social consequences, public health interventions
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023,
Pages: 176 - 181