Publications (2)0.21 Total impact
- Archives des Maladies Professionnelles et de l'Environnement. 06/2012; 73(3):304–305.
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ABSTRACT: To examine the prevalence of tobacco use among the teachers in the region of Sousse (Tunisia) and to identify the factors, which determine this behavior. It is a transactional study; using a self-administered and pre-tested questionnaire to 800 teachers. The population being studied was made up of 739 teachers including 50.6% of professors. The sample was 35.4% male and the average age was of 45.3±8.1 years. The total prevalence of tobacco use was 17.8% (41.4% among men and 4.7% among women). Half of these teachers smoked in their school establishments and in the presence of their pupils. The multivariate analysis had made it possible to identify four factors, which determine the profile of tobacco use in our teachers; these factors were: the sex, the age, knowledge and attitudes. It's necessary to intervene with the teachers of the town of Sousse with specific trainings on the topic of the tobacco use and dispose their adapted tools which will be used in the educational programmes of tobacco use prevention in schools.Annales de cardiologie et d'angeiologie 01/2011; 60(2):92-6. · 0.21 Impact Factor