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Revista Cubana de Enfermería

versión impresa ISSN 0864-0319versión On-line ISSN 1561-2961


REYES-RIOS, Luz Ángela et al. Differences of snuff consumption in university students by gender. Rev Cubana Enfermer [online]. 2018, vol.34, n.3, e1479.  Epub 01-Sep-2018. ISSN 0864-0319.


Snuff consumption affects the entire population, particularly young students, who are exposed to group pressures and other factors that favor its inception. Sex plays an important role, which is why it is necessary to know the characteristics of consumption by gender in order to design prevention campaigns in line with the requirements of each population group.


To characterize the consumption of snuff in college students by sex. Methods: A cross-sectional study. The sample consisted of 323 students programs Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting, Nursing, Law and Psychology, a private University of Santa Marta; the information was collected through the questionnaire Prevalence of snuff in college students. Data analysis was performed using SPSS version 23 and statistical tests Odds Ratio and Chi square of fit were applied.


The prevalence of Snuff was higher in men than in women and risk of smoking in men was 3.49 times higher than among women.


There is a relationship between consumption of snuff and sex, so consumption characteristics differ in men and women; this relevant to the design of prevention programs snuff consumption.

Palabras clave : Tobacco; university students; sex; prevention.

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