Connection Between Smoking Statuses and Anger-Anger Style of the Health Services Vocational School Students
A. Say, A. Ayar and D. Çakir
Sabuncuoğlu Şerefeddin Vocational School of Health Services, Amasya University, Amasya, Turkey
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This study was carried out at Sabuncuoğlu Şerefeddin Vocational School of Health Services, Amasya University. In this study, the relationship between smoking habits and rage and anger of the Vocational School students was examined for identification purposes. Within the scope of this study, the survey was performed to reach 608 out of 822 students in 2015-2016. The youth socioeconomic factors influencing smoking, cultural characteristics, as well as peer influence, emulation, school failure, loneliness, alcohol and drug use, social students' range and anger along with psychological factors, such as stress were analyzed cross-sectionally. The demographic questionnaire used for the data collection, information about smoking habits and the anger-anger scale were used. The independent variables were age, gender, type of school, parents' educational level, parental occupational status, income, and income perception. The reasons for smoking initiation, trying, quitting and continuing to smoke of smokers and non-smokers and anger styles related to these reasons were compared. Consequently, in our study, the smoking habits of males have been found more pronounced when compared to females. However, no significant relationship was found between the smoking habits and the anger-anger style. The age of smoking initiation has been determined to be proportional to the beginning of adolescence. This study will shed light on possibilities of smoking prevention and will facilitate quitting of smoking.

DOI: 10.12693/APhysPolA.132.783
PACS numbers: 42.62.Be