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The 13th World Conference on Tobacco OR Health

Building capacity for a tobacco-free world

July 12-15, 2006, Washington, DC, USA

Thursday, July 13, 2006 - 12:00 PM

Habit of Smoking to Teenagers in Romania 2004 -2005

Florin Mihaltan Sr., PhD, Mirela Ciontu, Antonela Dragomir, Ioana Munteanu, Ruxandra Ulmeanu, and Gena Halic. Pneumology, Marius Nasta Institute of pneumology, Sos. viilor nr. 90, sector 5, Sos. viilor nr.90, sector 5, Bucharest, Romania

Objective: to determine de smoking prevalence in teenagers and the impact of smoking in their daily activities

Methods: 4000 original questionaries was directly distribute , 3598 has been filed - 90%

Results: We have 8,8% ex smokers and 23,2% active smoker at the Romanian teenagers Even if 96,8% consider smoking dangerous Everywhere : at school, at home they are also passive smokers 44,4% are knowing the law against smoking 41% agree the tobacco advertising 27,7% consider that the law and 24,8% that the prices are the best the useful method to act against smoking 42,9% consider that the cigarette prices are not to high We have many things to because The prevalence is raising The educational aims are not very clear