Passive Smoking: Children’s Voices
Color-coded map shows percentage of students aged 13-15 years who want bans on smoking in public places between 1999-2002. It also locates the first five countries to ratify the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
This map reflects concerns for the health-related effects of children’s exposure to tobacco, such as sudden infant death syndrome, possible brain tumors and long-term mental effects, respiratory diseases such as bronchitis and pneumonia, blood diseases such as lymphoma, fire burns, etc.
- Brown: Over 75%
- Orange: 51%-75%
- Yellow: 26%-50%
- Purple: 41%-60%
- Light Grey: no data
- Black dot: sub-national data available only
A more detailed version of this map:
Inheriting the World: The Atlas of Children’s Health and the Environment, Part Two: Global Environmental Issues. By Bruce Gordon, Richard Mackay and Eva Rehfuess, World Health Organization, 2004.
ISBN 92 4 159156 0.
© WHO 2004. All rights reserved.
This map is one in the series:
- Malaria, 2004
- Passive Smoking: Children Protest, 1999-2003
- Traditional Hazards, New Risks, c. 2002
- Two Worlds: Rich and Poor, 2004
- Water for All: Making it Happen, c. 2002
- The World’s Forgotten Children, 1970-2000
- Lead: IQ Alert, c. 2002
- Child Labor: Growing Up Too Quickly, c. 2004
- Indoor Smoke: Breaking Down Respiratory Defences, c. 2000
- Healthy Schools: Empowering Children, 2001-2003
- Climate Change, 1970-2050
- Enjoying the Sun Safely, c. 2000