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Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
Year : 2019, Volume : 13, Issue : 4
First page : ( 1307) Last page : ( 1312)
Print ISSN : 0973-9122. Online ISSN : 0973-9130.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0973-9130.2019.00482.1

Relationship between Smoking and Some Common Diseases and Health Programming to Quit Smoking in Technical Institute in Mosul-Iraq

Mustafa Khalidah Nayyef

Northern Technical University, Technical Institute, Mosul, Nursing department

Online published on 27 November, 2019.


Background smoking is important factor which play in development many lethal disease for human such as lung diseases; ulcers; cancer of the tongue; larynx; tongue, therefore aim of current study to determining the extent to which smoking causes some specific cases to emerge. Material and Method This study has been done upon (266) male teachers in Technical institute in Mosul their age ranged between 21–65 years. Result current study found that 107 (40.2%) were smokers and 159(59.8%) of the sample were non smokers. Also study showed that gingivitis was most disease occurs among smokers (55%) then peptic ulcer (53%), Anaemia (50%), hypertension (48%) and allergy (44%) respectively, Also the study showed that number of smokers who try to stop smoking was 70(65%) and who stop then returned to smoke 62(57.9%). Number of smokers who know negative results of passive smoking was 91(85%) from smokers and 36(85.5%) from non-smokers.95 smokers (91.5%) and 149 non-smokers was think that smoking is harm in general. Conclusions Most smokers were young men, So spread of the smoking phenomenon among the productive groups in the society was indicated. Our present study found that gingivitis was higher in smokers (55%) than non smokers (45%), gastric ulcer in smokers (53%) and (47%) in those who didn't smokers, as well as no instructions and programmes in curricula that recognize the harms of smoking,



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