Smoking in the home presentaion vally, emily, holly
Tobacco smoke in the homeBy Emily, Holly and Valentina
Physical EnvironmentEncompasses many factors that have a direct impact on health and individual human development.• Air quality• Housing conditions• Work environments• Accessibility to recreational facilities• Accessibility to health care
Tobacco smoke in the homeA youth growing up in a home surrounded by people who smoke and therefore are subjected to passive smoking.
Impact on Youth Health and Development• Physical Health: A non-smoking person exposed to environmental tobacco smoke is exposed to more than 4000 different types of chemicals.• Physical Development: Environmental tobacco smoke can prevent lungs from functioning at their optimal level. This can affect physical activity and motor development.• Physical Health: Young people exposed to ETS are more likely to suffer from asthma and other breathing problems.• Physical Development: Exposure to ETS increases the risk of developing heart disease by 25 – 30 percent and lung cancer by 20 percent.• Social and Mental Health: Young people exposed to ETS are encouraged to take up smoking themselves.