Medical and Social Aspects of Smoking in Uzbekistan

  • Nodira Mamatova Associate Professor, Public Health Department, Tashkent Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education., Tashkent city 70000, Uzbekistan
Keywords: smoking, tobacco, nasvay, woman, fertile age, youth.


The article shows the outcomes of the surveys conducted among 1,000 households; describes tobacco products’ consumption prevalence rate among urban and rural population by sex and age categories, and among the women of fertile age as well. There is also demonstrated an impact of tobacco consumption on quality of life; and smokers’ disability and mortality rate. The activities on strengthening tobacco control among the population of the Republic are stated. 


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How to Cite
Mamatova N. Medical and Social Aspects of Smoking in Uzbekistan. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2016Sep.28 [cited 2020Sep.18];2(3):28-0. Available from: