Evaluation of school teachers' sociodemographic characteristics and quality of life according to their cigarette smoking status: a cross-sectional study from the eastern Black Sea region of Turkey

Cakmakci Karadogan D., ÖNAL O., Say Sahin D., YAZICI S., Kanbay Y.

TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX, vol.65, no.1, pp.18-24, 2017 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/tt.48618
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.18-24
  • Keywords: Cigarette smoking, quality of life, perception of quality of life, perception of health status, school teachers, NICOTINE DEPENDENCE, POPULATION, IMPACT, UNIVERSITY, STUDENTS, HABITS
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: No


Introduction: Smoking related health disorders are particularly common after long-term cigarette use and accordingly cumulative side effects of smoking usually do not appear in younger individuals. Therefore, for evaluating the contemporary effects of smoking in healthy individuals quality of life has become a fundamental criterion. In this study our aims are evaluating factors affecting school teachers' smoking status and comparing quality of life them according to their cigarette smoking status.