Hence, there are so many factors that motivate teenagers to become smokers. The exposure of teenagers in any way to tobacco products can cause a variety of diseases and could influence their psychosocial development.
But as they get older, some will become more open to the idea of smoking. The teenage is a critical period in the formation of the smoking habit. They see smoking as something to share with friends.
Here in this study, the reasons of smoking have been investigated to understand why teenagers take up smoking, which would be helpful in designing the better antismoking programs. This is the age where the inspiration is at the maximum level, and adolescents are more conscious of their personality, styles, and making up their role models.
Consider the future Teens tend to assume that bad things happen only to other people.
There are approximately million smokers in India. Most of the youngsters become smokers annually and one-third of them are believed to die due to tobacco use.
Do the math Smoking is expensive. Mean standard deviation was used to describe the demographic details of the study population and percentages were used for descriptive statistics.
Research shows that after eight years, 75 percent of those smokers still will use some form of tobacco.