Smoking Addictions. Explaining The Health Problems.
One of the health problems in the Philippines is smoking. By the age of 10 to 15 teenagers has been starting to smoke. Some start at the age of eight to nine which is unhealthy for children. And most people in the Philippines ask the same questions “why do markets or shopping malls let children under the age of 90 buy cigarettes?” And its been one of the causes of deaths in this country. People don’t know that their getting lung disease and lung cancer.
Smoking increase Waist-to-Hip
• WHR is higher in smokers than in non-smokers and there is a dose-response relation between WHR and the number of cigarettes smoked.
• Smokers tend to have a larger waist circumference and a smaller hip circumference than do nonsmokers, which some consider a
Heavy smokers weight more
than light smokers
Smoking status, Body weight
Percentages of the participants
who died between age 40 and 70.
Not only the Philippines has the problem of smoking there are three other countries that has the same problems about smoking.
The graph below this slide shows what age teenagers and children start smoking in these country.
Philippines- Age 18
Thailand- Age 20
Nepal- Age 22
Japan- Age 20
All four countries has the similar comparison
As we all know smoking is a major public problem for Philippines, Nepal, Thailand and Japan. And its also a world wide problem to. More Filipinos die by tobacco uses and are expected to increase from four million in 2009 to 10 million in 2030. Tobacco uses is expected to cause more deaths in these countries. Tobacco uses are also expected to cause more premature deaths and disabilities than other single causes. They are also known as very dangerous things.
There are lots of things that we can do you solve the health problem in the Philippines.
We can and we can also use some of the money to make a campaign about smoking and using the other rest to the money we can use it to show people what smoking is doing to their health and their lives. And why the should stop smoking for a good reason before its to late.