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Exposure to Tobacco Advertising and Promotion among School Children Aged 13-15 in Vietnam - an Overview from GYTS 2014
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Exposure to Tobacco Advertising and Promotion among School Children Aged 13-15 in Vietnam - an Overview from GYTS 2014
Tran, Khanh Long; Phung, Xuan Son; Kim, Bao Giang; Phan, Thi Hai; Doan, Thi Thu Huyen; Luong, Ngoc Khue; Pham, Thi Quynh Nga; Nguyen, Tuan Lam; Hoang, Van Minh; Le, Thi Thanh Huong;
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 Abstract
Evidence shows that tobacco advertising and promotion activities may increase tobacco consumption and usage, especially in youth. Despite the regulation on prohibiting advertisement of any tobacco product, tobacco advertisement and promotion activities are still common in Vietnam. This article presents current exposure to tobacco advertising and promotion (TAP) among school children aged 13 to 15 years in Vietnam in 2014 and potential influencing factors. Data from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2014 in Vietnam covering 3,430 school aged children were used. Both descriptive and analytical statistics were carried out with Stata 13 statistical software. Binary logistic regression was applied to explain the exposure to TAP among youth and examine relationships with individual factors. A significance level of p<0.05 and sampling weights were used in all of the computations. In the past 30 days, 48.6% of the students experienced exposure to at least 1 type of tobacco advertising or promotion. Wearing or otherwise using products related to tobacco was the most exposure TAP type reported by students (22.3%). The internet (22.1), points of sales (19.2) and social events (11.5) were three places that students aged 13-15 frequently were exposed to TAP. Binary logistic results showed that gender (female vs male) (OR
 Keywords
GYTS;Viet Nam;tobacco advertising and promotion;influencing factors;
 Language
English
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Exposure to Tobacco Advertising, Promotion Among the Adult Population in Vietnam and Its Implications for Public Health, Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, 2017, 1941-2479, 101053951773563  crossref(new windwow)
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