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Unwilling Victims of Smoking

THE UNWILLING VICTIMS OF SMOKING SECOND HAND 10% SMOKE Only 10 percent of Egyptians are safe from smoke 20% When a person smokes near you, you breathe secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke is the of Egyptians are using Tobacco EGYPT combination of smoke from the burning end of the cigarette and the smoke breathed out by smokers. When you breathe secondhand smoke, it is like you are smoking. Whether you are young or old, healthy or sick, secondhand smoke is dangerous. Statistics shows that the percentage of 70% 42%. American adult smokers has declined significantly from 42% in 1964 to However, 70% are exposed to second hand smoke 18% in 2014. However, only 37% of Americans are A recent research by the WHO World Health Organization revealed that a total of 70% of the Egyptian population including children and women are exposed to Second Hand Smoke, while only 20% are smokers. THIRD HAND safe from Second Hand Smoke by SMOKE 2006. 1970 USA 37% Dr. Lowell Dale the medical director of Mayo Clinic Tobacco Quitline descibes Thirdhand smoke as to be the residual nicotine and other 1964 chemicals left on a variety of indoor surfaces by tobacco smoke. This residue is thought to react with common indoor pollutants to create a toxic mix. This toxic mix of thirdhand smoke contains cancer-causing substances, posing a potential health hazard to nonsmokers who are exposed to it, especially children. 42% 42% or 126 million Americans are exposed to second hand smoke by Comparing the number of people affected by second hand smoke in 2006, and after doing the math, this would reveal that a total of 82% of non smokers 33%. 1980 2006. Studies show that thirdhand smoke clings to hair, skin, clothes, furniture, drapes, walls, bedding, carpets, dust, vehicles and other surfaces, even long after smoking has stopped. Infants, children and nonsmoking adults may be at risk of tobacco-related health problems when they inhale, ingest or touch substances containing thirdhand smoke. Thirdhand smoke is a relatively new concept, and researchers are still studying its possible dangers. USA American were exposed to second hand smoke in 1964. 26%. 1990 82% 126 Million Middle East & Africa Americans non smokers Between 1990 and 2009, cigarette consumption in regions of the world like Western Europe dropped by more than 25%. But according to the American Cancer Society's newly released Tobacco Atlas, these numbers including children and adults are exposed to Second Hand Smoke, which means the 21% smokers are affecting 42% of the population who are not smokers. 23% . 2000 tell just a fraction of a much larger story. According to the extensive report, cigarette consumption in poorer countries has increased more than enough to offset the decreases seen in wealthier nations like France, Germany, the U.S. and Canada. In the past twenty years, for example, cigarette use in the Middle East and Africa has increased by just shy of 60%. 2006 |110.4 21%. Million An average of only 110 million or 37% of Americans are safe from Second Hand Smoke by 2006. SHISHA 19% - 2010 Shisha or Hokah is a single multi-stemmed instrument for vaporizing and smoking flavored tobacco in which the vapor or is passed through a water - often glass-based before inhalation. Outside its basin 62 native region The Middle East, smoking the hookah has gained popularity in North America and among College students. 18% 2014 Million American adults are Smokers by 2006. Production & Design : ,2014 © All rights reserved. Sources: The Tobacco Atlas 2002-2012, Department of Health & Human Services USA, Mao Clinic, CDC & world health organization USA Population by 2006 298,380,000-

Unwilling Victims of Smoking

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Unwilling Victims of Smoking is an information graphics poster visualize and explain second and third hand smoking statistics and consequences.


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