Friday, January 8, 2010

The more money the more love no culture of smoking

The more money the more love no culture of smoking(2009-11-19 21:37:42)
Tags:Gender Smoking in public places Junior middle school education And room Workplace Guangzhou Health Category:Healthy Household articles

The more money, no culture, the more people who like to smoke? ! Yesterday afternoon, Guangzhou smoking control association announced a no-smoking legislation on the Guangzhou baseline survey, 89.0% of respondents in favor of Guangzhou City, to develop laws and regulations of smoking bans in public places. The study also showed that educational level from low to high smoking rates are getting lower and lower; the two extremes of high and low income people, whose smoking rate is also higher than other groups.
  Nearly nine in favor of the no-smoking adults
Guangdong College of Pharmacy School of Public Health had 5 to June of this year in Guangzhou City, Area 10, two multi-stage stratified random sampling method, collected Liwan District, Yuexiu District, Huangpu District and Panyu District 22 neighborhood / village committee Council 4900 15-year-old residents of Guangzhou City, conducted a questionnaire survey. The survey, 89.0% of respondents in favor of Guangzhou City, to develop laws and regulations on smoking bans in public places, most people (78.2%) endorsed the no-smoking areas should be punished for illicit smokers, 64.2% agreed with punishment prohibited places manager. 68.3% of the people support the ban on all tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship activities, 88.3% of the people in favor of Canadian health warnings on cigarette packs (warnings and pictures), 67.1% of the people think that warning picture is more effective for controlling smoking, 63.4 % of people agree with raising taxes. The survey found that more than half of respondents supported the various indoor public places and indoor workplaces smoke-free.
Is responsible for the relevant person in charge of the survey, said survey results show that smoking in public places, Guangzhou, to develop laws and regulations have a good mass base in the Asian Games before the introduction of smoking regulations in public places is the best time of legislation. And that, schools, public transport, cultural venues, hospitals, commercial places and indoor workplaces and indoor public places, smoking can be the first. But for some entertainment (bars, Internet cafes) and other tobacco control difficult places, you can give a timetable for the implementation of tobacco control laws and regulations that have had a transition period, and ultimately achieving an outright prohibition.
  The lower the smoking culture, the more people
Which in the end a greater proportion of people smoke it? According to the survey results show that smoking prevalence of 22.8% of the crowd (which had been smoking more than 6 months) and are now smoking rate (formerly the last 30 days of smoking are still smoking) was 18.6%, of which male smoking rate is 39.9% females 2.2%, lower than the 2002 national population aged 15 to 69 are smoking. Men, 40 to 49 years of age, unemployed, farmers, workers, low level of education (primary or junior high school culture), divorced / separated, low-income and high income groups are relatively high smoking rates. Among them, primary or junior high school smoking rate is now the culture is 19.49%, high school, secondary current smoking rate was 18.5%, college or higher rate of current smoking 14%; while the low-income or per capita monthly household income of less than 500 current smoking rate was 26.8%, high-income earners that the monthly per capita family income of 5,000 yuan more than the current smoking rate was as high as 22.7%, while in high-income and low smoking rates will have to now between the relative lower. The survey report also showed that 15 to 19-year-old female smoking rate is as high as 3.4%, in the female smoking rate of all age groups ranked second after 60 years and over age group (3.9%).
Survey, 95.2% of people think that smoking harmful to health, 95.6% knew that passive smoking harmful to health. Although an initial understanding of the public, or passive smoking risks for human health, but the considerable number of people know it was very superficial, or vague.

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