Exploring Tobacco Usage Prevalence and Its Correlation with Socio-Demographic Factors among Adults in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

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Pawan Parashar, Varsha Chaudhary, Saurabh Sharma, Sartaj Ahmad, Monika Gupta, Chhavi Kiran Gupta, and Kaynat Nasser

Volume: 10 | Issue: 01 | Year 2024 | Subscription
International journal of Nursing Science Practice and Research
Received Date: 01/02/2024
Acceptance Date: 02/29/2024
Published On: 2024-03-29
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Pawan Parashar, Varsha Chaudhary, Saurabh Sharma, Sartaj Ahmad, Monika Gupta, Chhavi Kiran Gupta, and Kaynat Nasser Exploring Tobacco Usage Prevalence and Its Correlation with Socio-Demographic Factors among Adults in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh International journal of Nursing Science Practice and Research. 2024; 10(01): -p.
Abstract

Tobacco-related fatalities pose a significant public health concern, prompting the formulation of the “Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA)” aimed at combating this crisis. Assessing the population’s knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding COTPA is vital for its effective implementation. Consequently, this study in Meerut district utilized a cross-sectional community survey involving 183 participants to gather data, highlighting significant associations between age, gender, education, and COTPA awareness. Notably, residence didn’t exhibit statistical significance. Thus, there’s a pressing need to heighten COTPA awareness among vulnerable groups, specifically the younger and less educated segments of the population.

Keywords:  Practice of Tobacco, Age, Gender, Education, Residence

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Pawan Parashar, Varsha Chaudhary, Saurabh Sharma, Sartaj Ahmad, Monika Gupta, Chhavi Kiran Gupta, and Kaynat Nasser Exploring Tobacco Usage Prevalence and Its Correlation with Socio-Demographic Factors among Adults in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh International journal of Nursing Science Practice and Research. 2024; 10(01): -p.

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