Global Health Data Exchange - Discover the World's Health Data

Bhutan Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2013


General Info
Bhutan (BTN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2013 - 06/2013
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative

The Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) is nationally representative survey of students aged 13-15 years of age, in grades 7-9. The GYTS uses a consistent, standard protocol across all participating countries and is intended to generate comparable data. The questionnaire contained 60 multiple-choice questions, including 43 core questions and 15 optional questions. The survey included 25 schools, 68 classes, and a total of 2,319 student participants. The survey covered topics such as tobacco use, smoking habits, knowledge about tobacco, smokeless tobacco products, secondhand smoke, quitting smoking, and tobacco advertisements and marketing. 

Publication year 
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health (Bhutan), World Health Organization (WHO), World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia (SEARO). Bhutan Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2013. Atlanta, United States of America: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2013.