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Table 5 Rate the importance of following topics in tobacco education module in your curriculum

From: Self-reported tobacco smoking practices among medical students and their perceptions towards training about tobacco smoking in medical curricula: A cross-sectional, questionnaire survey in Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh

  Topic/contents of tobacco curriculum Important Very important
1 Epidemiology of tobacco smoking 322 (34.9) 195 (21.1)
2 Contents of cigarette smoke 356 (38.6) 323 (35.0)
3 Health effects of both active and passive smoking 230 (24.9) 595 (64.5)
4 Physical & psychological effects of nicotine addiction 255 (27.5) 557 (60.4)
5 Benefits from cessation of smoking 262 (28.4) 533 (57.8)
6 Clinical guidelines for smoking cessation 360 (39) 417 (45.2)
7 Types of cessation treatments available 384 (41.6) 378 (41.0)
8 Indications and contraindications for treatment 386 (41.9) 333 (36.1)
9 Counseling techniques to motivate patients quit smoking 331 (35.9) 416 (45.1)
10 Prevention of relapse and follow-up 387 (42.0) 331 (35.9)
11 Clinical postings in smoking cessation clinic 340 (36.9) 206 (22.3)
12 Tobacco control policies, regulations etc 310 (33.6) 306 (33.2)