A Akshaya

Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Saveetha University Tamilnadu, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Awareness of Smoking Habits among College Students
    Author(s): A Akshaya, Dhanraj Ganapathy* and Keerthi Sasanka

    Smoking is one of the common recreational drug uses. Tobacco smoking habit has spread across the world, and is a significant cause of mortality and morbidity. Smokers are more likely to develop many deadly diseases such as cancer and other types of respiratory diseases. Tobacco smoking-related diseases have been shown to kill around half of long-term smokers compared with the overall mortality levels faced by non-smokers. A cross-sectional study was conducted by circulating the self-designed questionnaire among 100 college students. The questionnaire was designed to assess the data’s on demographics, smoking prevalence, smoking related knowledge and attitudes and health effects due to smoking habits. The survey was conducted through an online setting through a survey planet app. The responses from the study were analysed and represented in pie charts. The findings were 68% of in.. Read More»

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