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The smoking epidemic

The smoking epidemic

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Published by Health Education Authority in London .
Written in English


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Statement[report compiled by Ken Johnson, Christine Callum, Amanda Killoran].
ContributionsJohnson, Ken., Callum, Christine., Killoran, Amanda., Health Education Authority.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16756391M
ISBN 101854483102
OCLC/WorldCa59993540


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Cigarettes kill half their lifelong users.[][] Different countries are at different stages of smoking epidemic, with a three to four decade lag between the peak in smoking prevalence and the subsequent peak in smoking related deaths.[] Worldwide, approximately 5 million people will die from tobacco-related illnesses this year.

Gladwell describes an epidemic of male teenage suicides in Micronesia, a country in the South Pacific. Suicide became "a ritual of adolescence" to young Micronesian men.

He compares the suicide epidemic to a dangerous, ongoing epidemic in the West: teenage smoking. Traditional measures to fight teenage smoking haven't worked. Suicides are. Smoking, one could say, becomes an epidemic when Salesmen (friends, older siblings, or movie stars) persuade people to try smoking.

Gladwell posits that there is a “smoking personality”—the kind of person who is charismatic, sexually precocious, confident, and. Clin Lung Cancer. May;5(6) The global smoking epidemic: a history and status report. Proctor RN(1). Author information: (1)Department of History, Stanford University, CAUSA.

[email protected] The World Health Organization estimates that tobacco causes approximately 5 million deaths annually worldwide, a number expected to double by Cited by: The UK Smoking Epidemic: and Beyond Paperback – April 1, by Health Education Authority (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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