Name:____________________ Date:______

Effects of Smoking on The Cardiovascular System

Compare the results of the results on the youth risk survey between Georgia and the United States for the following questions:(use the results from 1993 for GA and 2001 for the U.s.)

a. How many students have tried one or two puffs of a cigarette?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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b. How many students have smoked a whole cigarette for the first time before the age of 13?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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c. What is the percentage of students who have smoked on school property?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What are some medical problems that could arise after the use of tobacco?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What are some of the risks of cardiovascular disease? Do you think kids your age have any of these risks?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How does exposure to smoke cause your heart to work harder?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What are some of the statistics of death related to smoking and how many people your age in the United states do you think will die from smoking related problems after looking at the statistics from question one?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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