chewing tobacco

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chewing tobacco

A form of smokeless tobacco sold as a shredded product, in contrast to dipping tobacco in which the tobacco leaves are ground.

Health effects
Oral cancer; often disfiguring due to heroic surgery.

chewing tobacco

Smokeless tobacco, see there.

smoke·less to·bac·co

(smōklĕs tŏ-bakō)
A form of the leaf of the plant meant to be chewed or otherwise ingested orally, rather than smoked.
Synonym(s): chewing tobacco.
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Tobacco chewing was present in 41.8% of patients in diabetic stroke it was 44.7% and in nondiabetic stroke it was 39.7%, were more as compared to study done by Vaidya C et al.
Perhaps the thing that caused the most complaint was the tobacco chewing. It couldn't have been more than six or eight feet from the bench across the sidewalk to the dirt, but some of the tobacco chewing sitters couldn't spit that far.
Oral cavity cancer risk in relation to tobacco chewing and bidi smoking among men in Karunagappally, Kerala, India: Karunagappally cohort study.
Low prevalence of expression of the p53 oncoprotein in oral carcinomas from Sri Lanka associated with betel and tobacco chewing. Eur J Cancer B Oral Oncol.1993; 29B:147-50.
They were evaluated as per standard proforma which included a questionnaire regarding the number of duty hours, number of years in duty, duration of sleep, habits of tobacco chewing, cigarette smoking, alcohol intake, types of stressors, number of accidents they were exposed, marital status, and problems they faced due to this occupation.
" The relative risk for death due to tobacco use in studies from rural India is 40 per cent to 80 per cent higher for any type of tobacco use; 50- 60 per cent higher for smoking, 15- 30 per cent higher for tobacco chewing in men and women.
A few of them had exhibited signs of leukoplakia on account of their consistent habit of tobacco chewing and were counselled into quitting besides advising proper treatment.
This is in aggreement with studies worldwide where there is a growing awareness about the beneficial effect of smoking on weight.There was male predominance in the smoker group 39 out of 49 (80%) tobacco exposure 53 out of 81 (65%) and in our study male gender had statistically significant lower BMI but this was not true for tobacco chewing as it was equally present in both groups 19 out of 39 male and 20 out of 39 were female.Nicotine is an appetite suppressant.
There has been a significant effect of curtailing smoking and tobacco chewing among school and college students as also the general public in India, as many state governments enacted laws to curb smoking in public places and totally banned sale of tobacco-based products in shops.
Their online store sells 53 products ranging from filters to tobacco chewing replacement products.
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