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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2006 : Acs Tobacco Atlas - in English: The Tobacco ; Completely Revised and Updated Second Edition

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Title: World Health Organization Publication : Year 2006 : Acs Tobacco Atlas - in English: The Tobacco ; Completely Revised and Updated Second Edition  
Author: Judithmackay
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Publisher: World Health Organization

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Eriksen, And Omar Shafe, J. M. (n.d.). World Health Organization Publication : Year 2006 : Acs Tobacco Atlas - in English. Retrieved from http://members.worldebooklibrary.org/


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Medical Reference Publication

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The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the American Cancer Society concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. Dotted lines on maps represent approximate border lines, for which there may not yet be full agreement.The mention of specific companies or of certain manufacturers’ products does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by the American Cancer Society in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned. Errors and omissions excepted, the names of proprietary products are distinguished by initial capital letters.The American Cancer Society does not warrant that the information contained in this publication is complete and correct and shall not be liable for any damages incurred as a result of its use. The authors alone are responsible for the views expressed in this publication.`

Table of Contents
CONTENTS Foreword 9 John R Seffrin, CEO, American Cancer Society Preface 11 Acknowledgements 12 Photo credits 14 About the authors 15 Glossary 16 1 Types of tobacco use 18 Different forms of tobacco, including manufactured and roll-your-own cigarettes, cigars, pipes, water pipes, moist and dry snuff, bidis, kreteks and sticks. Part One: PREVALENCE AND HEALTH 2 Male smoking 22 Smoking prevalence among men. Smoking trends 1960-2004. Top 10 countries with highest reported smoking rates. Countries where ten times more men than women smoke. 3 Female smoking 24 Smoking prevalence among women. Smoking trends 1960-2004. Top 10 countries with highest reported smoking rates. Countries where women smoke more than men. 4 Health professionals 26 Smoking prevalence among health professionals. Medical students who receive formal training in smoking cessation. Smoking among medical students. Countries where smoking is not regulated in hospitals. 5 Boys’ tobacco use 28 Smoking prevalence among teenage boys. The power of branding. Percentage of boys in India who use other tobacco products. 6 Girls’ tobacco use 30 Smoking prevalence among teenage girls. The power of branding. Percentage of girls in India who use other tobacco products. Reasons why more young women smoke. 7 Cigarette consumption 32 Annual cigarette consumption. Top 5 cigaretteconsuming countries. Global cigarette consumption 1880-2002. Regions’ shares of world cigarette sales. 8 Health risks 34 How tobacco use harms the mind and body. Health risks due to smoking in pregnancy. Deadly chemicals found in cigarette smoke. 9 Passive smoking 36 Percentage of youth exposed to passive smoking. Harm to health caused by passive smoking. Deaths caused by passive smoking in the UK. 10 Deaths 38 Deaths from tobacco use in men and women over 30 years old. Dying in your prime: percentage of 30- to 69-year-olds who die from tobacco. Premature deaths from smoking in industrialized and developing countries. Smoking-attributable deaths worldwide. Part Two: THE COSTS OF TOBACCO 11 Costs to the economy 42 Economic costs attributable to tobacco use. Working days lost due to tobacco. Cost of fires caused by smoking. Cigarette litter collected along the world’s coasts. 12 Costs to the smoker 44 Cost of a pack of Marlboro cigarettes or equivalent international brand in selected countries. Countries where 20 imported cigarettes cost more than half the average daily income. Minutes of labour required to purchase 20 cigarettes. Cost of a pack of Marlboro cigarettes or equivalent international brand compared with food and clothing.

 

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