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Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University

Bacolor, Pampanga

A survey research about

“Cigarette Smoking”

(A research paper in English 123)

Submitted by:
Lenard J. Pangilinan
June Yvarrd L. Villaranda
CE- 2C

Submitted to:
Michelle Lacson
(Instructor)

Chapter 1- Introduction

Background of the study
Many students in colleges are addicted in cigarette smoking. There are many reasons why students smoke. Some are just influence by their friends or peer pressure, and some is just conscious, and lack of parents care and guidance. Statement of the Problem

The researchers made a study to see the percentage of students who is smoking in Don Honorio Ventura Technological State Universtiy. This study will also show on what the students will do in this situation. Significance of the Study

* Student
This study will help the students so that they realize the wasted time and money when they smoke and the risk that they can get in smoking. * Parents
This study will encourage their children to stop or prevent smoking. Scope and Limitation
The researchers are only limited by the students to be interview (100 students) and it is according to the percentage of all students in Don Honorio Ventura Technological State Universtiy. This study is limited to the number of students in each course. 1.

Definition of Terms
* Peer pressure – refers to the influence exerted by a peer group in encouraging a person to change his or her attitudes, values, or behavior in order to conform to group norms.

2.
Chapter II: Review of Related Literature and Studies

Local Studies
MANILA, Philippines. About 17.3 million Filipinos aged 15 years old and above are tobacco smokers with at least 13.8 million smoking daily, the Philippine Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) showed.The survey is the first study on the prevalence of smoking in the country, Health Secretary Ezperanza Cabral said Thursday.Of the 9,705 individuals from rural and urban areas aged 15 years and older (representing 61.3 million Filipinos) polled in 2009, 28.3 percent (representing 17.3 million Filipinos) were tobacco smokers. About 22.5 percent (or 13.8 million Filipinos) of the total number of smokers, smoked every day, the study showed.This despite that 94 percent of the surveyed smokers said they were aware smoking causes serious illness such as lung cancer, heart attack and stroke. Foreign Studies

Cigarette smoking is one of the major killers in world. The biggest side affect of smoking is cancer. Cancer is a group of many related diseases. Most forms of cancer involve out of control growth and spread of abnormal cells. The American cancer society estimates that cigarettes are responsible for about 419,000 deaths in the United States each year. The largest killing cancer is Lung Cancer, which accounts for 30% of all U.S cancer deaths. The risk of dying from lung cancer is 22 times higher for males, and 12 times higher for female smokers as oppose to nonsmokers. Additionally, smokers are at an increased risk for cancer of the larynx, oral cavity, esophagus, bladder, kidney and pancreas. 3.

List of Tables

Chapter 1 (Introduction)

Chapter 2 (Review of Related and Studies)

Chapter 3 (Research Methodology)

Chapter 4 (Presentation and Analysis of Data)

Chapter 5 (Summary, Conclusion, and Recommendations)

Chapter III Research Methodology
Method Used
Descriptive research, also known as statistical research, describes data and characteristics about the population or phenomenon being studied. Descriptive research answers the questions who, what, where, why, and how. Subject of the Study

The subjects in the study are the students as samples who will answer the questionnaires. The number of student depends on the percentage among all the student in Don Honorio Ventura Technological State Universtiy in every course. Instruments Used

The researchers prepare questionnaires to be answered by the students to have some...
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