CIGARETTE SMOKE CONTAINS      4000 POISONS
WHAT IS AT STAKE?1 tobacco related death    every 6 seconds             = 10 million annual                 deaths by 2030...
Global Tobacco Toll Tobacco toll rising globally: 5 million in 2002 to 10 million    in 2030- WHO   Developing Countries...
TOBACCO AND CANCERS    Lung    Mouth (oral)    Throat (Pharynx &     Larynx)    Food Pipe (Oesophagus)    Urinary Bla...
CARDIOVASCULAR RISKS OF SMOKING     100% Increase in Risk     Stroke; CHD; Impotence     300% Increase in Risk     Death f...
OTHER DISEASES Chronic   Bronchitis Emphysema Asthma Cataract Tuberculosis Diabetes Still Birth and Low Birth Weigh...
PASSIVE SMOKING (ETS)   Second Hand Smoke increase risk of          – Cancer by 30%          – Heart attack by 25%    in ...
Cost of Tobacco related Cancer
ECONOMIC COSTS OF TOBACCO  Health Care: Just for 3 diseases(Coronary Heart Disease; Cancer; Chronic Lung Disease)Health Ca...
Prevalence Of Tobacco Use Among            The Youth - INDIA Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) conducted among school goi...
PRICE INCREASE OF 10%    IMPACT ON SMOKERS ALIVE IN 1995                 Change in            Change inGrouping      numbe...
TOBACCO CONTROL POLICIES WORK   Ban on smoking in bars: 80% reduction in salivary    cotinine levels of bar staff        ...
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  1. 1. CIGARETTE SMOKE CONTAINS 4000 POISONS
  2. 2. WHAT IS AT STAKE?1 tobacco related death every 6 seconds = 10 million annual deaths by 20301 Billion deaths in 21st Century
  3. 3. Global Tobacco Toll Tobacco toll rising globally: 5 million in 2002 to 10 million in 2030- WHO Developing Countries increasingly vulnerable: 7 million deaths in 2030- WHO 700 million children worldwide are forced to passively breathe tobacco smoke 1.69 million due to cardiovascular diseases 1.47 million due to all tobacco related (0.83 million due to lung cancer) 1 million due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  4. 4. TOBACCO AND CANCERS  Lung  Mouth (oral)  Throat (Pharynx & Larynx)  Food Pipe (Oesophagus)  Urinary Bladder  Other Sites
  5. 5. CARDIOVASCULAR RISKS OF SMOKING 100% Increase in Risk Stroke; CHD; Impotence 300% Increase in Risk Death from undiagnosed CHD > 300 % Increase in Risk Peripheral Arterial Disease 400 % Increase in Risk Aortic Aneurysm
  6. 6. OTHER DISEASES Chronic Bronchitis Emphysema Asthma Cataract Tuberculosis Diabetes Still Birth and Low Birth Weight > 25 Diseases
  7. 7. PASSIVE SMOKING (ETS) Second Hand Smoke increase risk of – Cancer by 30% – Heart attack by 25% in spouse of the smoker Increased risk of asthma and lung disease in children
  8. 8. Cost of Tobacco related Cancer
  9. 9. ECONOMIC COSTS OF TOBACCO Health Care: Just for 3 diseases(Coronary Heart Disease; Cancer; Chronic Lung Disease)Health Care cost in 2002 – 2003 was Rs. 308.33 Billion (USD 7.2 Billion)Tobacco also has: Environmental costs & Social costs
  10. 10. Prevalence Of Tobacco Use Among The Youth - INDIA Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) conducted among school going youth (aged 13-15) during 2000-2004 in India:  Ever tobacco use : 25.1%  Current tobacco use: 17.5%  Current smokeless: 14.6%  Current smoking: 8.3%  Current cigarette smoking: 4.2%Results support the need to prevent youth from initiating tobacco habit and provide the evidence base for the provisions of Indian Tobacco Control Act, 2003
  11. 11. PRICE INCREASE OF 10% IMPACT ON SMOKERS ALIVE IN 1995 Change in Change inGrouping number of smokers number of deaths (millions) (millions)Low/middle -36 -9IncomeHigh Income -4 -1World -40 -10 Source: World Bank Report, 1999
  12. 12. TOBACCO CONTROL POLICIES WORK Ban on smoking in bars: 80% reduction in salivary cotinine levels of bar staff (BMJ 2005; 331:1117-22) Graphic warning labels have impact on smoking cessation (Tobacco Control 2003; 12:391-95) Reduced incidence of admissions for myocardial infarction after public smoking ban (BMJ 2004; 328:977-80)

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