Files in This Item:
   
Thumbnailemhj_1997_3_1_90_100.pdf

View/Open

Title: Smoking intervention programme for male secondary-school students in south-western Saudi Arabia
Authors: Abol Fotouh, M.A.
Issue Date: 1997
Language: English
Abstract: A one-day antismoking programme was conducted for 289 students in a male secondary school in Abha, Saudi Arabia. The one-group pretest/post-test design to evaluate the programme was based on an Arabic version of the WHO standard questionnaire for young people. The results showed that the prevalence rate of regular smoking was 14.5%. The students showed marked variability in correct responses to various factual items. The programme had a significant impact on nonsmokers [P < 0.01] and prespecialty students [P < 0.01]. With the exception of smokers, the students showed an overall positive attitude towards public action, but the impact of the one-day programme was less than satisfactory
Description: 90-100
Keywords: Cause of Death
Tobacco Use Disorders
Health Promotion
Smoking Cessation
Health Education
Subject: Smoking
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117129
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/0301/emhj_1997_3_1_90_100.pdf
Appears in Collections:EMRO Journal Articles (EMHJ)



Items in WHO IRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.