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Title: ASSESSMENT OF PREVALENCE OF CIGARETTE SMOKING AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS AMONG PSYCHIATRIC OUTPATIENTS AT DESSIE REFERAL HOSPITAL, NORTHEAST ETHIOPIA.
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: BERHANU WORDOFFA (BScN, MScN)
ADDISHIWET FANTAHUN (BScN,MScN)
HABTAMU DAGNAW
Keywords: Smoking, mental health, determinants
Issue Date: Jun-2017
Publisher: AAU 2017
Abstract: Background - Smoking is currently considered one of the leading problems in public health worldwide, and it is one of the most preventable causes of death. Cigarette consumption killed over 6 million people, nearly 80% in low and middle income countries in 2011. Smoking is prevalent in the general population even this may be increased in patients with mental condition. People with mental illness have high rates of morbidity and mortality from smoking related illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, respiratory diseases and cancer. Objectives –The aim of the this study was to assess the prevalence of cigarette smoking and associated factors among psychiatric outpatients at Dessie referral hospital, Ethiopia march,2017. Method – Institutional based cross sectional study was carried out in Dessie referral hospital psychiatric outpatients. The final calculated sample size was 281. A pretested questionnaire adapted from world health organization Global youth Tobacco survey was used assess the use of tobacco and associated factors and modified as appropriate to address the study objectives was used to assess alcohol use disorder in psychiatric patients. The study was conducted from march 1 - march 30, 2017. Results: The prevalence of cigarette smoking among psychiatric outpatients was 25.6%. Among this the prevalence of cigarette smoking in persons with schizophrenia, bipolar I disorders, major depressive disorders and anxiety disorder were 10.75%, 8.1%,3.7% and 2.9%%, respectively. Cigarette smoking was strongly associated with male gender, being schizophrenic, and khat use. Conclusion and recommendation: The current prevalence of cigarette smoking was high amongst persons with mental disorders. Attention should be given routine screening for cigarette smoking in psychiatric patients and consequent management of smoking along with psychiatric management.
Description: A THESIS SUBMITTED TO ADDIS ABABA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN ADULT HEALTH NURSING
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/16934
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