Of the non-smokers
in Sandwell, 20.4 per cent had kicked the habit and 62.8 per cent had never lit up.
'Currently, there are 85 per cent of Malaysians who are non-smokers
in the country, and I am confident that they would be able to assist the government to make this campaign until 2025 succeed,' he said at the launch of the campaign here.
In 2017, a Japanese marketing firm, Piala, started awarding non-smokers
with six extra vacation days.
With regard to the reasons given by non-smokers
and ex-smokers to justify their initial negative attitude towards maintaining casual relationships with someone who smoked, 88.2% indicated that what most bothered them was bad breath, followed by 78.7% who referred to the smell of tobacco, 25% to tobacco smoke and 6% to having to go outside premises to smoke.
In the present study, the mean ESR for smokers is 11.74 mm/h and for non-smokers
is 7.38 mm/h.
In protecting non-smokers
, councilors wanted demarcated smoking zones and called for a ban on smoking in the public areas.
The team of scientists found that people who had never smoked consumed around 1.79 calories per gram (cal/g) of food, daily smokers consumed 2.02 cal/g, and non-smokers
consumed 1.89 cal/g.
To explore how adoption of these different options (PWLs and plain packaging) could affect smokers and non-smokers
, we undertook an experiment in France.
The mean values of all the pulmonary function tests are significantly reduced in smokers compared to non-smokers
. The impaired PFTs in smokers were found to be statistically highly significant by applying unpaired 't' test of significance [Table 5] [Graph Table 3].
'Our CEO saw the comment and agreed, so we are giving non-smokers
some extra time off to compensate.'
Results: Of the 257 couples, 132(51.4%) were non-smokers
and 125(48.6%) were smokers.
In order to establish whether smoking behavior does affect a person's employability, the research team monitored smokers and non-smokers