Cigarette smoking

Philippines data/fact sheet: Cigarette smoking

Among those who work indoors, 65.4 per cent of their worksites have policies "disallowing" smoking in any closed area; yet 13.9 per cent were exposed in the past 30 days.

Tobacco users need help to quite. Among smokers who are aware of the dangers of tobacco, most want to quit. Counselling and medication can more than double the chance that a smoker who tries to quit will succeed.

Second hand smoke in workplaces are exposed to second hand smoke in work sites where smoking is allowed.