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Teenage Smoking
Smoking
In Australia 19,000 people die a year because of smoking.
More deaths that car accidents suicide, AIDS, Murder and cancers like breast
and skin put together.
There is 4.9 million people that die of the affects of smoking around the world.
In NSW there was 55,000 hospital admissions that related to affects of smoking.
Around Australia it cost $700 million in hospital costs.
Teenagers
Everyday in Australia there are kids who are trying smoking, and continue to
smoke into adulthood. 90% of people who smoke started before they were 18
Why teens take up smoking
Teenagers might take up smoking for many reasons
-Smokers in the family give a bad example
-Everybody these days is smoking,
-Teenagers may feel like they need to smoke to be accepted
within social groups.
-Image of smoking.
The results of our surveys show that most
of the people who took up smoking was because
of friends and peers that had either offered them
Dangers of smoking
There are many effects of smoking
they include.
-Lung Cancer
-Strokes
-Emphysema
-Larynx and mouth cancer
-Heart attacks
Smoking is also known as a
gateway drug, it leads to
marijuana and other sorts of
drugs. Smoking can cause many
other effects for teenagers. It can
create problems within the family
and friends.
Survey results
Where do you get your Cigarettes?
How long have you been smoking?
8%
1
1
1 yrs
Family
33%
59%
Friends
2-5 yrs
2
Under 1 yr
Self purchase
Over 5 yrs
4
How many do you smoke per day?
How much do you spend on cigarettes per w eek?
4.5
1
4
2
3.5
1 to 5
1
5 to 10
10 to 20
Full pack
3
How much do you
spend on cigarettes per
w eek?
2.5
2
1.5
1
0.5
4
0
$10-$20 $20-$30 $30-$40 over $40
Survey Results
Why did you take up smoking?
Do Media Campaigns Affect your Decision to Smoke?
1
4
Parental Influence
Yes
4
Peers
No
3
Other
16
Do the consequences of smoking affect your decision to
smoke?
Have you given cigarettes to other teens?
9
10
8
9
7
8
6
7
Have you given
cigarettes to other
teens?
5
4
3
6
Do the consequences
of smoking affect your
decision to smoke?
5
4
3
2
2
1
1
0
0
Yes
No
Yes
No
Smoking Poster
Our smoking poster shows us the future effects of smoking and hopefully will
make people think twice.
Our poster has an overweight man who is puffed out and is being chased by a
cigarette the slogan Jarra came up with was,
‘Don’t let smoking catch up with you’.