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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

Procentege of Smokers between Medical Students and Level of Stress Asocciated with

Adis A. Pasalic, medical, student, university of Sarajevo, Avde Smailovica 35, Sarajevo, 71000, Bosnia, Melida M. Hasanagic, PhD, Family medicine, Family Medicine Clinic Vrapcici Mostar, Vrapcici bb, Vrapcici bb, Vrapcici, 88113, Bosnia, and Geofrrey P. Hodgetts, PhD, Family Medicine, Queen s University, Queen s University Kingston Canada, Sarajevo,Skenderija 16, Sarajevo, 71000, Bosnia.

Objective: are to decresae number of smokers between medical students adn to try to identify and to decrease level of stress that could be asocciated with smoking.

Methods: using professional survey instrument from World Health Organisation about smoking attitudes and standards witch are modified for Bosnia nad Herzegovina with included questionare related with level of stress. This study will be conducted in December and january in Medical school in University of Sarajevo on medical students of finall year of school.

Results: results could be usefull for explanation of high number of smokers between doctors and usefull to modify smoking cessation strategy in Bosnia and Herzegovina