PREVALENCE OF TOBACCO USE AMONG SCHOOL TEACHERS AND EFFECT OF TRAINING ON TOBACCO USE IN WESTERN TURKEY


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Mermer G. , Dağhan Ş., Bilge A. , Donmez R. , Özsoy S. , Gunay T.

CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, cilt.24, ss.137-143, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 24
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.21101/cejph.a4217
  • Dergi Adı: CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.137-143

Özet

Background and Aim: Tobacco consumption is still a prevalent issue. Given that teachers are respected in society, they have a great responsibility for tobacco control. This study examines, using the Transtheoretical Model (TTM), the prevalence of tobacco use among teachers and their different stages of tobacco use. It also evaluates teachers' views on smoking and the effectiveness of training on tobacco use.