Tobacco Usage Is Rising In Indian Men And Women

June 10th, 2014 00:00

A study available previous present year in the British Medical Journal which was previous accepted by the The JAMA inspected the commonness of smoking and cigarette use in 187 countries among the years of 1980 and 2012 and discovered that at the same time as cigarette smoking regarding Indian men has went down from 33.8 percent in the of 1980 to 23 percent in 2012.

Indian men smoking

Nevin Kishore represents the mentor in Pulmonology at Max Hospital and he commented on the trend and affirmed that changing lifestyles are important to most of the women who started smoking cigarettes.

The consequences of smoking, as lung damage, do not give you an idea about in an individual who smokes almost four cigarettes in one day in the first few years.

Sapna Nangia is an oncologist at Apollo Hospital and agreed that the number of smoking women is rising and there are two important reasons for that.

The first represents a vigilantly devise plan by the tobacco manufacturing which has faced so many court cases. They convinced women from India and China that it is normal to smoke.

The tobacco companies would be glad if women from China and India would start smoking in a big number, this way they won't have to be depending on west. This, plus a wrong idea that smoking indicates autonomy of women, has guided to the statistics rising.

Women from the country areas have all the time used tobacco in big numbers.

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