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Prevalence of Electronic Cigarettes Use among health care providers in the Primary Health Care in Makkah AL-Mokarramah Saudi Arabia, 2023

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Maram Taher Alghabashi, Maad Taher Alghabashi, Jamaludeen Othman, Mohammed S. Alshmemri


There is no doubt that the popularity of electronic cigarettes is rapidly increasing around the world, especially among healthcare professionals, and advertising for these products has become widespread and being marketed in all media. Health problems and smokers trying to quit smoking are among the most common reasons why traditional tobacco smokers turn to e-cigarettes. Also, new generations turn to electronic cigarettes, which led to the interest of health care workers in the problems of electronic cigarettes, and most smokers try their first cigarette before they get old. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) This type of smoking is considered one of the most widespread forms among workers in the medical health care specialty, as the number of users of this type of smoking increases significantly due to the pressures related to their work, and this is consistent with the study hypothesis. smoking among healthcare professionals is increasing. The aim of this study was to know and evaluate the prevalence of electronic cigarette smoking among health care workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As a result, the global e-cigarette market is expanding and expanding. However, there is still a potential cause of many illnesses and complications associated with the use of e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices that heat liquid and deliver an aerosol product to the user with varying flavors. The study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of e-cigarette use among primary health care workers in Makkah Al-Mukarramah in 2023.

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