On the occasion of #MoisSansTabac, a new study is particularly interested in smoking among students and French high school students.
The #MoisSansTabac, it's gone again. Organized by Santé Publique France, the Health Insurance and the Ministry of Health via the Tobacco Info Service website, the initiative is already in its third edition: today, more than 230,000 French people have pledged themselves to say By the end of November 2018. By now, there are 12 million smokers in France. And women are not the last since the percentage of female smokers increased from 21.5% in 2000 to 30.8% in 2017, among those aged 45 to 54. According to a recent OpinionWay study for SMEREP carried out in May In 2018, 1,000 high school students and 1001 students, 28% of female students in France are regular smokers. On the high school side, 14% of girls say they are currently "regular or occasional smokers" .Volunteer alone, therapeutic hypnosis and electronic cigaretteGood news: if, according to this survey, 21% of female students who smoke do not wish to get rid of their addiction, the remaining aimer would like to stop smoking.First argument invoked (by 66% of smokers questioned): health. Then come the economic argument (mentioned by 56% of the respondents) and the aesthetic aspect – thus, 32% of female smokers are tired of yellow teeth, nicotine breath and dull complexion … Quit smoking, Yes but how ? While 61% of female smokers plan to rely on their will alone, 20% would like to trust therapeutic hypnosis and 18% plan to switch to e-cigarettes. However, according to a US study published in August 2018 by the University of California, daily vaping could double the risk of myocardial infarction.Source: press release SMEREPÀ also read: Want to stop smoking? Think about LSD Smoking cessation: the AP-HP evaluates the effectiveness of the electronic cigaretteNo smoking harms healing