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60 million male smokers in RI, says minister

  • Elly Burhaini Faizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, September 12 2012 | 08:46 am

A recent survey reveals that Indonesians are some of the top smokers in the world with 67.4 percent of men over 15 years smoking.

The “Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS): Indonesia Report 2011” also shows that about 60 million people or 34.8 percent of total adults were active smokers, confirming that the tobacco epidemic is still rife in the country.

Health Minister Nafsiah Mboi...