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

Bolivia Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2018

Nav

General Info
Geography 
Bolivia (BOL)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2018 - 12/2018
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Interview
Summary 

Designed as standardized tool to collect data on tobacco use among youth in countries around the globe, the GYTS is a school-based survey of students ages 13-15 years. It provides a uniform methodology for constructing a sample frame, selecting schools and classes, preparing questionnaires, conducting fieldwork, and managing, processing, and analyzing data. Composed of 56 core questions, the GYTS questionnaire covers topics such as young people’s knowledge and attitudes about smoking, prevalence of tobacco use, the role of advertising and media in tobacco use, and access to cigarettes. A total of 5,155 students completed the 2018 survey in Bolivia.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ministry of Health (Bolivia), World Health Organization (WHO). Bolivia Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2018.