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Prevalence and Correlates of Betel Quid Chewing among Bhutanese Adults

Wangdi, Kinley; Jamtsho, Tshering


Background: Chewing of betel quid, popularly known as doma khamdo, is prevalent in Bhutan and is associated with Bhutanese customs and traditions. The objective of this paper was to determine the prevalence and explore the correlates of current betel quid use in Bhutan. Materials and methods: This is a retrospective study of secondary data from the National Health Survey 2012 (NHS 2012) of Bhutan. The outcome variable of interest was current betel quid use. The self-reported demographic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-06-22
Type: Journal article
Source: Substance Use and Misuse
DOI: 10.1080/10826084.2019.1673416


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