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Keywords : Smoking hazards, quitting benefits, nicotine dependency
Citation Information : Viji. P. Knowledge on Hazards of Smoking and Benefits of Quitting among class IV Employees. 2016; 9 (2):17-19.
License: CC BY-NC 4.0
Published Online: 01-08-2016
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
Objectives- To assess the knowledge regarding hazards of smoking and benefits of quitting among class IV employees. Method-: Design was descriptive Results: Among 60 samples 75% of them had inadequate knowledge on hazards of smoking. The nicotine dependency was high among 53% samples. Conclusion-As IV class employees were lacking in knowledge, a brochure was developed which comprised of hazards of smoking, benefits of quitting and management on withdrawal symptoms.
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