Increasing trend of vaping among women - Lukanisman

March 14, 2024 by thesun.my

Increasing trend of vaping among women - Lukanisman

The Ministry of Health (KKM) found an increasing trend in vaping or the use of electronic cigarettes, including among women, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Lukanisman Awang Sauni said this was the outcome of a comprehensive study being carried out by the ministry, with the study also providing prevalence data on vaping. He said the prevalence data showed there has been an increase in the prevalence of vaping, and among women. “For the 2017 data, the prevalence was 2.8 (per cent) and in 2022, the prevalence showed an increase of 6.2 per cent,“ he said during the question and answer session.


21.90% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 5.3 million current smokers in Malaysia 42.10% of men are current smokers but only 0.50% of women.
SOURCE: GSTHR

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