During the field work to control cancer, difficulty in communication was encountered with illiterates.
A study to define the role of illiteracy, ignorance and willingness to quit smoking among the villagers was undertaken in a rural area surrounding Doddipatla Village A.P., India.
Out of a total population of 3,550, 272 (7.7%) persons, mostly in the age range of 21-50 years, attended a cancer detection camp.
There were 173 (63.3%) females and 99 (36.4%) males, among whom 66 (M53+F13) were smokers; 34.4% of males and 63% of females were illiterate.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tabagisme, Sevrage toxique, Inde, Asie, Milieu rural, Prévention, Tumeur maligne, Homme, Illettré
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tobacco smoking, Poison withdrawal, India, Asia, Rural environment, Prevention, Malignant tumor, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 92-0645631
Code Inist : 002B04C. Création : 199406.