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Year : 2017 | Month : July | Volume : 11 | Issue : 7 | Page : ZC36 - ZC41

Relationship between Parental Bonding and Tobacco Specific Practices as Predictors of Tobacco Usage in Adults

Kailash Asawa, Astha Doshi, Nagesh Bhat, Mridula Tak, Ashish Chhajlani, Satish Bhosle, Sandeep Jain, Disha Shah

1. Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Pacific Dental College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. 2. Postgraduate Student, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Pacific Dental College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. 3. Professor and Head, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Pacific Dental College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. 4. Reader, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Pacific Dental College and Research Centre, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. 5. Postgraduate Student, Department of Conservative and Endodontics, Darshan Dental College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. 6. Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral Pathology, RR Dental College, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. 7. Senior Lecturer, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Pacific Dental College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. 8. Postgraduate Student, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Pacific Dental College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Astha Doshi,
Postgraduate Student, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Pacific Dental College and Hospital,
Udaipur-313002, Rajasthan, India.
E-mail: asthadoshi1989@gmail.com

Abstract

Introduction: Parents influence their child’s conduct and adolescence hostility either directly or indirectly. Similarly children can acquire a particular behaviour by observing and intentionally imitating their parents in order to simply copy them without understanding the positive or negative outcome.

Aim: To assess and compare the association between parental tobacco usage and parental bonding with participants tobacco usage habits.

Materials and Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted among 130 adults. Information pertaining to demographics, parental bonding (using parental bonding index) and behavioural habits (e.g., smoking, alcohol) of both participants and their parents was collected with the use of a questionnaire-based interview. Tobacco usage was measured as categorical variable as ever chewer and never chewer. Chi-square test, independent sample t-test, multinomial logistic regression and rotated factor loadings was used to analyse the data.

Results: Majority of the participants were males with a mean age of 30.4±8.5 years. Tobacco use was prevalent among less educated males. Parental smokeless tobacco use, paternal alcohol and maternal paan chewing was significantly associated with participants adverse habits. Multinomial logistic regression showed a significant association between parental and participant’s tobacco usage. Perceived parental bonding were also significantly associated with participant‘s tobacco usage habit.

Conclusion: Parental bonding measures and tobacco usage was significantly associated with the participant’s tobacco use. Hence, interventional and educational efforts to weaken intergenerational influences should target parents. In addition to parents, the smoking behaviour of adults should also be targeted for prevention efforts.

Keywords

Intergenerational, Habits, Parents, Prevalence, Smoking, Young adult

How to cite this article :

Kailash Asawa, Astha Doshi, Nagesh Bhat, Mridula Tak, Ashish Chhajlani, Satish Bhosle, et al.. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PARENTAL BONDING AND TOBACCO SPECIFIC PRACTICES AS PREDICTORS OF TOBACCO USAGE IN ADULTS. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 July [cited: 2017 Sep 21 ]; 11:ZC36-ZC41. Available from
http://jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=July&volume=11&issue=7&page=ZC36-ZC41&id=10173

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/26850.10173



Date of Submission: Jan 19, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Mar 22, 2017
Date of Acceptance: May 11, 2017
Date of Publishing: Jul 01, 2017


Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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