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  1. Beliefs about smoking and health and attitudes toward tobacco control measures.

    Article - En anglais

    The opinions of a representative sample of adult South Africans about the effects of smoking on health and their attitudes toward tobacco control measures were surveyed by means of an interviewer-administered questionnaire.

    Seventy-five per cent of the respondents were black and 55,3% were female.

    More than 50% of blacks and Asians (61,7% and 53,2%) were non-smokers, whereas 52,1% of « coloureds » were current smokers and 23,8% of whites ex-smokers.

    The majority of smokers (68, 5%) acknowledged the harmful effects of direct smoking and a larger percentage of non- and ex-smokers (79,7% and 77% respectively) shared this view.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tabac, Mesure, Toxicité, Morbidité, Prévention, Questionnaire, Politique sanitaire, Homme, République Sud Africaine, Afrique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tobacco, Measurement, Toxicity, Morbidity, Prevention, Questionnaire, Health policy, Human, South Africa, Africa

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0091985

    Code Inist : 002B03E. Création : 199406.