Smoking status in a smoke-free home program, Yogyakarta city
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Muchsin Maulana Public Health Faculty, Ahmad Dahlan University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Public Health Faculty, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia
Publication date: 2021-09-02
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Muchsin Maulana Public Health Faculty, Ahmad Dahlan University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Tob. Induc. Dis. 2021;19(Suppl 1):A88
Smoking is an adverse behavior, a problem not only for health but also for other aspects of life. The role of the government has not been relied upon in reducing the prevalence of smoking in Indonesia, which is increasing every year, leading to cigarette control program initiatives from various non-government parties. One of them is the Smoke-Free Home program, which is a collaborative program between Quit Tobacco Indonesia (QTI) and the Yogyakarta City Health Office, which has been implemented in several areas in the city of Yogyakarta since 2009. This activity received support from community members who declared their homes smoke-free through a declaration submitted by the community itself and signed by the regional chairperson.

To investigate the smoking status of those in the Smoke Free Home area.

Quantitative research is analytic with a cross-sectional approach. The subjects of the study were heads of the family, who were active smokers in 70 households. The sampling technique used random cluster sampling. Then the results of the study were analyzed using the Chi-Square test. Ethical clearance for this research was obtained from the research ethics committee of Ahmad Dahlan University, Indonesia (Letter of Ethical Approval, Number 011807107).

Smoking status of residents in the Smoke-free Homes Program of 70 heads of households who were active smokers was found to affect the majority of respondents who decreased their smoking intensity; smoking reduction by 49 (70%) with two quitting 2 (2.8%).

In the area of the Smoke-Free Home Program, the majority of heads of households changed their smoking status in a positive direction with 70% of family heads reducing their smoking.

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