Smoking is Sticky homepage (9-14 years old)

Awareness-raising facts of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2008*:
  • In our country more than half of the 13-15 years old students have tied cigarette during their life.
  • In those who has tried cigarette or regular smokers every fifth get the first puff before ten.
  • Around one fourth of students smoke currently.
  • Every fifth non smoker student think that they would smoke in the future.
WHO has underlined the importance of school smoking prevention in the Article 12 of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control**

The page of the Smoking is sticky homepage for 9-14-year olds is developed based on this fact, which can effectively modify current and future health behaviour of children by the unique methods and tools of intervention, enhance their resistance against negative effects with a motivation for smoking and reduce their exposure of passive smoking.

The homepage especially empasizes the psychological characteristics of the target population and the cognitive and behavioural changes of early puberty (pre-puberty).

On the page of the Smoking is sticky homepage for 9-14-year olds beside the focus on the adavanatages of smokefree lifestyle, the illustrations regarding disadvantages of smoking are available.

Dear Teachers!

Indication of the www.cikiacigi.hu (Smoking is sticky homepage) on the board in the classes, could support the attendance and availability of the target population. Please, support the publicity of our program with this little, but useful step!

*Demjén T., Kiss J., Lorik E., Boti E., Papp N., Kelemen A. (2008): Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS), Final Report National Institute for Health Development, 2008 [Hungarian Electronic Library, http://mek.oszk.hu/07900/07959/index.phtml]
**Guidelines for the implementation of Article 12 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, 2010