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J Research Health 2018, 8(1): 1-2 Back to browse issues page
Health literacy and smoking
Rahman Panahi , Ali Ramezankhani , Mahmoud Tavousi , Shamsaddin Niknami
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Although both population-based and clinical interventions have been successful in lowering rates of smoking in the USA over time, the prevalence of smoking remains considerably higher than the Healthy People 2020 objective of 12% [1]. The latest national study conducted in Iran showed that 25% of the population aged 18- 65 years were smokers and age, education, gender, occupation, and marital status variables had a significant relationship with smoking [2].
Keywords: So far, limited studies have been conducted on the relationship between smoking status and health literacy (HL).
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Type of Study: Letter to Editor | Subject: Health system
Received: 2017/11/13 | Accepted: 2017/11/21 | Published: 2017/12/30



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