Addict Behav. Prevalence of smoking was highest among the Malays (55.9%) and those aged 21–30 years (59.3%). For example, advertising a tobacco brand on a non-tobacco product or selling non-tobacco products carrying tobacco brand names [12]. Soc Sci Med. Respondents were 2002 youths between the ages of 13 and 17 from Thailand (n = 1000) and Malaysia (n = 1002). Caraballo RS, Giovino GA, Pechacek TF, Mowery PD: Factors associated with discrepancies between self-reports on cigarette smoking and measured serum cotinine levels among persons aged 17 years and older: Third national healthand nutrition examination survey, 1988–1994. In accordance with results linking occupation and current smoking status, results from this study showed that Malaysians with low socioeconomic status had greater smoking rates than those with high socioeconomic status. 2008, 33: 503-514. 2001, 153: 807-814. The campaign apparently succeeded in educating the public on the dangers of smoking [11]. While Malaysia spends around 3 billion ringgit each year treating smoking-related diseases, smoking rates have remained constant for a decade, at around 25 per cent of the population. 10.1016/j.healthpol.2009.08.013. Br Med J. Currently, the tobacco control policies are more focus on cigarettes than other tobacco product. A majority of the smokers were between 21–40 years of age. Data were weighted in the analysis to account for the complex study design and response rate. Public Health. This finding is consistent with findings from the NHMS II [16] and with findings from a population-based study in China, Thailand and Korea [36, 38, 39], yet runs contrary to reports from the western countries [40, 41]. It is also possible that the healthier non smokers are more likely to get and stay married than those who are divorced as posited by the marriage selection theory. It excludes smokeless tobacco use. 7 The high prevalence of current smokers is associated with males, Malays, the rural population, government servant and those with low educational background. Smoking in Malaysia was first dealt with in legislation requiring a general warning message on all Malaysian cigarette packaging in 1976. By using this website, you agree to our Furthermore, tobacco-growing contributes substantially to the economy of many rural communities in Malaysia and thereby makes smoking a more accepted behaviour in this setting. Public Health. CTPR’04 have been amended numerous times to progressively increase the smoke free areas. 10.1016/j.addbeh.2007.10.010. 2008, 66: 609-619. Cigarette prices in the country have risen as an effect of high tobacco taxes [11]. 2005, Malaysia: Institute for Public Health, National Institute of Health, Available from URL: http://www.globalforumhealth.org/filesupld/forum9/CD%20Forum%209/papers/Yusoff%20F.pdf. Cho HJ, Khang YH, Jun HJ, Kawachi I: Marital status and smoking in Korea: the influence of gender and age. 10.1136/tc.2005.015347. The questionnaire was bilingual (Bahasa Malaysia and English) with additional translations of selected items and terminologies in Hokkien, Cantonese and Tamil, the dialects of the other two major ethnic groups in Malaysia. Malays and other indigenous ethnic groups were more likely to be active smokers compared to Indians. These variations may be due to differences in the tobacco control programs and legislation implemented in these countries [28]. The observed decrease, though statistically significant, is very modest compared to other countries that have reduced smoking prevalence by 9% to 25% over 10–20 years after implementing anti-tobacco measures [21, 22]. A majority began to smoke before the age of 25 (90.1%), 19.7% (95% CI 18.8–20.6) between 13–15 year-old and 33.8% (95% CI 32.7–34.9) between 16–18 year-old. (Accessed on 29 Dec 2011, Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey (CTUMS). 2003, http://www.google.com.my/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CDIQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.moh.gov.my%2Fattachments%2F3996&ei=-zTtUOruLInVkwWklIC4DA&usg=AFQjCNE__D1pUqD9Z8CmrcU53TX7DvqEWQ&sig2=6jWFxsk8yAIhtHlqcCHjmA. Privacy Prev Med. in 2005 and Gilmore et al. Potential factors contributing to the association between ethnicity and smoking status are many and deserve further investigation, especially as adjustment for age, socio-economic status and other factors did not remove the effect of ethnicity on smoking status. The majority had received secondary education. Springer Nature. Tob Control. (Accessed on 8 August 2012), Fact sheet, California Department of Public Health: California Tobacco Control Update. The study was approved by the Medical Research Ethics Committee, Ministry of Health, Malaysia. 2010, 94: 101-110. Nevertheless, the smoking prevalence in Malaysia was still high when compared to developed countries such as Singapore (16%) 22 and Australia (12.8%) 23. Smoking-related diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease are the main cause of premature death globally [1]. In our analysis, ex-smokers, ever smokers and never smokers were combined and constituted the non-smokers category. In 2004, the Ministry of Health launched a five-year national anti-smoking campaign with the slogan ‘Tak Nak’ (Say No) that reached more than 92% of the population. Besides, other measures such as designation of smoke-free areas in 2004 [14], restructuring of tobacco taxes to increase the cost of cigarettes in 2007, anti-smoking campaigns such as “Tak Nak” (“Say No”) from 2004–2011, and provision of smoking cessation services at government health clinics [15] have also been instituted. In addition, in this paper we discuss the effectiveness of current tobacco control measures in light of these findings. And although all states in Malaysia will enforce the smoking ban at all eateries tomorrow, it was reported that Sarawak won’t be enforcing this just yet. World Bank: Curbing the epidemic: governments and the economics of tobacco control. For types of occupation, respondents were categorised into 10 major groups according to the Department of Statistics standard method of classification, namely, senior officer, professional, technical, clerical, service, skilled agriculture and fisheries, craftsman, plant and machine operator, elementary occupation, and unemployed. PubMed  There are 23 places where smoking is prohibited. Article  Prev Med. 2004, Kuala Lumpur: Percetakan Nasional Malaysia Berhad (PNMB). Poor Smokers. California Tobacco Control Program Web site. 1999, 8: 53-56. Smoking can cause harm throughout the body, including the heart, brain, and lungs. Article 8 of FCTC dictates the signatory countries consider total smoking prohibition in all enclosed areas and public places. Saeed AA, Khoja TA, Khan SB: Smoking behaviour and attitudes among adult Saudi nationals in Riyadh City. Another possible contributing factor for higher prevalence of smoking in rural areas is targeted marketing by the tobacco industry towards the rural residents [42]. The ratio of Malaysian male to female smokers … Global Adult Tobacco Survey: Thailand Country. 10.1006/pmed.2001.0915. CAS  10.1093/aje/153.8.807. We report 95% confidence intervals without P values as the large sample size could generate significant results even if statistical differences or associations were small. While it is unclear if this can be attributed to a switch to vaping, the same report shows five per cent of Malaysians use vaping products. 2004, MD, Huattsville: National Center for Health. This study was done to determine the prevalence of smoking and factors influencing cigarette smoking among secondary school students in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. Divorced (1.67, 95% CI 1.22–2.28) and residing in rural areas (1.12, 95% CI 1.03–1.22) were also associated with a higher likelihood of smoking. The higher proportion of smoking among school going adolescents in Malaysia might due to the measure/s implemented to address the problem of smoking among adolescent in Malaysia are not as comprehensive and throughout as compared to those countries, On the other hand, the smoking ratio of 10:1 among male and female Malaysian adolescents was comparable with those reported in … Approximately 3% of youth between the ages of 13 and 17 were … 2010, http://www.who.int/tobacco/surveillance/survey/gats/en_gats_china_report.pdf. We then analysed the smoking data on 15,639 male respondents. 84 0 obj <>stream Eur J Public Health. Hock Kuang Lim. Beaglehole R, Bonita R, Horton R, Adams C, Alleyne G, Asaria P, et al: Priority actions for the non communicable disease crisis. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Idris BI, Giskes K, Borrell C, Benach J, Costa G, Federico B, et al: Higher smoking prevalence in urban compared to non urban areas: time trend on six European countries. Smoking in Malaysia: | |Smoking in Malaysia| was first dealt with in legislation requiring a general |warning me... World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled. © 2020 BioMed Central Ltd unless otherwise stated. In Malaysia, the number of smokers has dropped by 1.5 percentage points in 2019 according to the Ministry of Health’s National Health and Morbidity Survey 2019. 2001, 11: 206-210. Smith DR: Tobacco smoking by occupation in Australia and the united states- a review of national surveys conducted between 1970 and 2005. Using multivariable logistic regression (Table 4), associations were observed between smoking status and level of education, occupation, ethnic group and age. Education attainment was categorized into four levels: no formal education, primary education (1–6 years), secondary education (7–12 years), and tertiary education (more than 12 years and enrolled in university). (2008) [38], Cho et al. Google ScholarÂ. et al. Imposing higher taxes on tobacco products may be an effective strategy to boost smoking cessation. 2012, Pamplemousses: Mauritius Institute of Health. This article is published under license to BioMed Central Ltd. The pre-publication history for this paper can be accessed here:http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/8/prepub. A total of 34,305 respondents aged 18 years and older were interviewed using a structured questionnaire. Since the introduction of the Control of Tobacco Products Regulation in 1993, the prevalence of exposure to secondhand smoke in gazetted areas has reportedly declined while prohibition of smoking in Malaysian homes has increased from 7% in 2005 to 40.3% in 2009, with nearly half of all smokers designating their homes as non-smoking areas. Before each interview started, the interviewer read out the consent form in order to obtain written consent. JAMA. California Privacy Statement, In China, a three-year decrease in the mean age of smoking onset has been reported [30] and taken together with Malaysia, this may represent the success of the multinational tobacco companies which continue to focus their advertisement on the youngsters. This is consistent with the mean age of smoking onset in Kuwait (18 years) [29] and Thailand (18.3 years) [23] yet is higher than India (17.8 years) [26]. Introduction: As Stop Smoking Clinics (SSCs) become more common across the globe, it is important to know how far one can make broad generalisations concerning characteristics of smokers who attend these clinics and factors that predict their CAS  Respondents aged 21–30 year old were more likely to smoke compared to those aged 61 years and above (3.31; 95% CI 2.82–3.89). We would also like to thank those who were involved in the study and assisted in data collection and management for their support and cooperation. Tobacco smoking is a growing pandemic and in Malaysia, with the current smoking epidemic; the prevalence of smoking in Malaysia is high and tobacco related morbidity and mortality in … Bull World Health Organ. (Accessed on 26 Dec 2012), ITC Project: Findings from Wave 1 to 4 Surveys (2005–2009). Levy DT, Benjakul S, Ross H, Ritthiphakdee B: The role of tobacco control policies in reducing smoking and deaths in a middle income nation: results from the Thailand SimSmoke simulation model. A total of 7,113 out of 15,639 respondents interviewed were current smokers (46.4%, 95%, CI 45.5–47.4). Teenage smoking is a severe problem in Malaysia and according to the World Tobacco Marketfile, the number of youth smokers are increasing (See Table 1.2). Manage cookies/Do not sell my data we use in the preference centre. Among males aged 18 years and older, almost half were current smokers (49.2%). Lim SG, Chung WJ, Kim HJ, Lee SM: The influence of housing tenure and marital status on smoking in South Korea. Tobacco will likely remain a primary cause of premature mortality and morbidity in Malaysia. Following are the places where smoking is prohibited under Regulation 11(1) of CTPR’04: Tob Control. Nystadt P: Marital life course events and smoking behaviour in Sweden 1980–2000. 2008, 94: 793-797. Lim, H.K., Ghazali, S.M., Kee, C.C. Moreover, the country has spent as much as 2.92 billion Malaysian ringgit treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, ischemic heart disease and lung cancer [8]. 10.1016/j.healthplace.2006.11.001. 2009, Available at http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/tobacco/Documents/CTCPUpdate2009.pdf, . Data was collected using a structured questionnaire administered by trained public health personnel. As a result, the country seeks to cut the current smoking prevalence into half by year 2020 [9]. Our study showed that the prevalence of smoking in Malaysia has dropped by only 2.8% between 1996 and 2006. An estimated 3,500 out of 10,000 deaths are related to smoking in Malaysia each year. PLoS Med. WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic. Khor YL, Foong K, Tan YL, Goh G: Surveillance of tobacco industry marketing strategies at retail outlets. Smoking was significantly associated with level of education (no education OR 2.09 95% CI (1.67–2.60), primary school OR 1.95, 95% CI (1.65–2.30), secondary school OR 1.88, 95% CI (1.63–2.11), with tertiary education as the reference group). 10.1136/bmj.309.6959.937. Health Place. Terms and Conditions, Ferrante M, Fiore M, Leon L, Constantidines G, Castaing M, Fallico R, Sciacca S, Modonutti GB: Age of smoking initiation, tobacco habits and risk perception among primary, middle and high school students in southern Italy. 1994, 309: 937-939. The decrease in the average number of cigarettes smoked may reflect an actual decrease in the demand amongst Malaysian men or an increase in the price of tobacco products in the country over the past five years. 10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.10.005. Three National Health and Morbidity Surveys (NHMSs) had been conducted in Malaysia in 10-year intervals from 1986–2006. Cite this article. Rampal GRL, Choo BH, Azhar MZ, Sanjay R, Sirajoon NAG, Shafie O, Ramlee R, Jesree A: Population based national study on the Prevalence of smoking among Malaysians aged 15 years and above. Lancet. These measures, as well as changes in the country’s socioeconomic landscape are likely to have changed the smoking pattern of Malaysians over the past decade. PubMed  10.1136/tc.5.3.215. This sense of vulnerability, in addition to having a greater likelihood of experiencing adverse health events from smoking, tend to make older males more receptive to public health messages and medical advice, and therefore more likely to quit smoking [45]. 10.1056/NEJMc1102459. This article discusses why smoking is bad for health and reasons to quit. Only 5.6% of smokers smoked more than 20 cigarettes per day with 55.7% of male smokers smoking less than 11 cigarettes per day (Table 2). Beyond these self-reported statistics however, the broader impacts of the pictorial warning on smoking prevalence is not known and requires further investigation. 7 The smoking rate for adult males is 43% 7 and for adult females is 1.4%. The regulation will be fully enforced effective 1 … Below are the links to the authors’ original submitted files for images. ORIGINAL ARTICLE Smoking Among University Students: A Comparative Study Between Malaysian Students in Malaysia and Australia B Hashami, MHPEd* o Abdul Halim, EdD** K Yusoff, MRCP*** * Department of Community Health, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raia Muda Abdul Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur. All authors contributed to developing the manuscript, and read and approved the final version. Google ScholarÂ. endstream endobj 48 0 obj <>>>/Pages 43 0 R/Type/Catalog>> endobj 49 0 obj <>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text]>>/Rotate 0/TrimBox[0 0 595.27557 841.88977]/Type/Page/u2pMat[1 0 0 -1 0 841.88977]/xb1 0/xb2 595.27557/xt1 0/xt2 595.27557/yb1 0/yb2 841.88977/yt1 0/yt2 841.88977>> endobj 50 0 obj <>stream This could be due to the fact that countries with more successful reduction in smoking prevalence quickly adopted the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, while Malaysia has a shorter history of implementing tobacco control measures. This could result in underestimating the actual prevalence of smoking amongst Malaysian males, but self-reported data on cigarette smoking and smokeless tobacco use has been found to be valid in other surveys [60]. 10.1016/0140-6736(92)91600-D. CAS  Similar proportions have been observed in the previous NHMS surveys [16]. Tob Control. Elementary workers and agricultural workers had a higher tendency to smoke than those in management and other professional occupations. Saudi Arabia. Epidemiology of smoking among Malaysian adult males: prevalence and associated factors. 10.1001/jama.282.13.1247. 2000, 78: 1296-1305. (2006) [18] and the Malaysia NCD Surveillance-1 in 2006 [19], which found smoking rates of 47.2% and 46.5%, respectively. 2011, http://www.who.int/tobacco/surveillance/policy/country_profile/mys.pdf, country profile; Malaysia, Institute of Public Health, Ministry of Health Malaysia: Smoking. Tobacco Counters Health Vol 4. A significant association was observed between both monthly household income and education level with current smoking status. Before the advent of widespread tobacco use in World War II, lung cancer was rare . 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Tumori. [48] who reported smoking was not related to marital status among adult persons residing in urban areas of China. Enumeration Blocks (EBs) are artificially created and geographically contiguous areas consisting of 80–120 households and constitute the primary sampling units for the study. 1994, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Moreover, married people tend to have more economic advantages, and receive more social and psychological support which can make quitting smoking more likely. Woobaidullah ASM (2011) Kajian sosio-ekonomi penanam tembakau di Malaysia. NHMS III was a nationwide, cross-sectional, population-based survey. Further investigations are certainly needed to elucidate the reasons for the decreased mean age of smoking onset in Malaysia while developed countries are show the opposite trend [32]. Research Network for Tobacco Control. 2004, 13 (2): 63-70. smoking and smoking among girls and young women Malaysia should prioritise implementation of tobacco control measures in line with recommendations of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). The total sample size was based on a previous finding of a 10% prevalence rate, margin of error of 1.2 and design effect of 2. Key socio-demographic status variables included age, gender, marital status, highest education level attained, occupation, residential locality and household income level. Respondents with monthly household income less than RM 2000 (1.27, 95% CI 1.13–1.43) were more likely to smoke than those with income of RM 3000 and above. Fifty percent of smokers die of a smoking-related disease, and the life expectancy of one in four smokers is reduced by as much as 15-20 years . 2010, http://www.wpro.who.int/internet/resources.ashx/TFI/2009GATSCountryReport_FinalPhilippines.pdf. volume 13, Article number: 8 (2013) in 2008 [47], and Aekplakorn et al. These respondents were thereafter excluded from the sampling frame. http://jknj.moh.gov.my/jsm/day2/Speciality%20Symposia/SS_13_Smoking%20Cessation%20Bringing%20Aspiration%20into%20Reality.pdf. In Thailand, the respondents were overwhelmingly of Thai ethnicity (98%). In the second National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS II) in 1996, a representative sample of the Malaysian population was surveyed, and of the 32,991 participants 24.8% reported being active smokers. 2010, 7 (3): 262-267. About 50% of Malaysian men (18 years and above) smoke. There were no significant differences in smoking prevalence between married and single males, and this is corroborated by Yu et al. 10.1093/eurpub/11.2.206. 2007, 13: 702-712. (Accessed on 6 February 2012), b. Viet Nam’s Country Reports, Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) India Report. Type of occupation was significantly associated with current smoking status in the present study. The present study also found that 56.0% of current male smokers smoked less than 11 cigarettes per day and another 38.8% smoked between 11–20 cigarettes per day. Male respondents in rural areas were more likely to be smokers compared to males living in urban areas (Adjusted Odds Ratio (aOR) 1.12, 95%, CI 1.03–1.22). [UPDATE 31/12/18] And that’s not all. Smoking status was assessed by the following questions: “Have you ever smoked a cigarette in your lifetime?” followed by “In the last 30 days, how often did you smoke?”, “On average, how many cigarettes do you smoke per day?” Never smokers were individuals who never smoked in their lifetime; current smokers were those who smoked at least once in the last 30 days; ever smoker were those who had ever smoked but less than 100 sticks in their lifetime and ex-smokers were respondents who did not smoke in the past month but reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in their lifetime. Schoenbom C: Marital status and health: United States, 1999– 2002, advance data from vital and health statistics. Joossens L, Raw M: The tobacco control scale: a new scale to measure country activity. Respondents without formal education were more likely to smoke than those with tertiary education (adjusted odds ratio (aOR) 2.09; 95% CI 1.67–2.60); and those who worked in skilled agriculture and fisheries sector were 2.00 (95% CI 1.66– 2.42) times more likely to smoke than senior officers. Moreover, the interview technique employed was standardized and made use of a personalized approach to ensure a high response rate (96.7%) and greater willingness to report on socio-economic status and education level, both key factors for examining the relationship between social class and smoking in the adult male population in Malaysia. Other Asian countries which reported comparable smoking prevalence in adult males are Thailand (45.6%) [23] and Vietnam (50%) [24]. http://www.chamscircle.com/news.asp?zoneid=2&articleid=17. Other plausible explanations would be the lack of perception of harmful effects of tobacco amongst Malaysians [31], higher affordability and easy availability and accessibility to tobacco products in Malaysia. Peninsular Malaysia implemented the smoking ban on 1 January 2019 while Sabah and Sarawak will be imposing the ban on 1 February 2019 and 1 March 2019 respectively. 2000, 78: 1306-1315. (Accessed on 10 January 2013), Malaysia Spends RM 20 billion to treat tobacco related diseases every year. http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/pdf/2010-09-vitalsigns.pdf. We analysed data from the NHMS III. Peto R, Boreham J, Lopez AD, Thun M, Health C: Mortality from tobacco in developed countries: indirect estimation from national vital statistics. 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