Jordan - 50% of young people under twenty who are addicted to tobacco
Youth Constitution - Zubaydah Sabri Hawari increased risk of smoking habit on all segments of society and spread the habit among youth and adolescents, students, schools, strange that human beings accept the purchase of these toxins lethal eagerly and longing of the impact in their entity from the interaction of strange to make it insists in its request to eliminate it. Extension Youth Constitution and the usual highlights the main issues of concern to young people we have had this dialogue with the head of chest diseases and intensive care and the Director of the Office of Cancer in the King Hussein Cancer Center and the Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean - bridges the world of Dr. Firas Ibrahim Hawari was to us with this dialogue . . . .
The cost of purchase of tobacco products and cigarettes in Jordan to 336 million annually, according to the findings of the Department of Statistics on the state of poverty in Jordan in 2008. The figure represents the actual cost of tobacco use, which rise dramatically when the inserts underneath other items as cost treatment of diseases caused by smoking, and low productivity of the individual, and environmental impact of smoking. According to the report itself, the group of tobacco and cigarettes, ranked high in terms of average household expenditure at a rate (305.6 ) dinars a year, or (0.84) dinars a day, representing (11.4%) of total expenditure on food commodities. This is more than it spends the family on any of the food groups other than the group meat, poultry, where the average spending on the fruit group (125.5) dinars a year and a vegetable (236) dinars a year and a range of dairy products and eggs (257.9) dinars annually. As compared with the non-food items, the average spending on medical care (151.2) dinars per year, and personal care (228.6) dinars per year, on clothing and plant defects and children (62.1) dinars per year. . . .
As a director of the Anti-Cancer King Hussein Cancer Center, how can the prevention of cancer and the relationship between cancer and smoking?. Tobacco smoke contains about 4000 known chemicals; It is also known that at least 250 of them are causing damage and that more than 50 of them cause cancer. It is known that rates of cancer in Jordan increased continuously, according to National Cancer Registry for 2009 is happening in Jordan More than 4,800 new cases of cancer occupies 23% of cancers in men cancers related and directly to smoking is lung cancer, larynx, pharynx, bladder cancer, while a breast cancer type I in women, which also proved closely related to smoking directly and also higher risk of infection when exposed to secondhand smoke constitutes the greatest impact on our girls in Jordan. It is well known that breast cancer in women in Jordan is happening at the age of less than ten years of age that occurs in women in the West and perhaps the exposure is heavy, our girls in their homes and workplaces to smoke a role in that is a question worth extensive study. and smoking is one of the most important risk factors that lead to cancer. In order to reduce cancer rates and deaths resulting from it should stop smoking and avoid smoking any tobacco product and stay away from smokers and places where smoking, in addition to proper nutrition and exercise physical activity and early detection of cancer.