Article

Prevalence and factors associated with tobacco use among adults attending selected healthcare facilities in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 59, issue 6, 2017 , pages: 201–207
DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2017.1340251
Author(s): EO OwolabiFaculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, South Africa, DT GoonFaculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, South Africa, OV AdeniyiFaculty of Health Sciences, Department of Family Medicine, South Africa, E SeekoeFaculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, South Africa, AO AdedokunFaculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, South Africa

Abstract

Aim: Tobacco use increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, premature death and certain cancers. This study investigated the prevalence and determinants of tobacco use among adults in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCMM), South Africa.

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