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Chile - Santiago Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2008

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General Info
Geography 
Chile (CHL)
Región Metropolitana
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2008
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
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 in primary grades 7th and 8th, and in secondary grades 1st and 2nd. 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.

The Chile Santiago 2008 GYTS surveyed 3,590 students.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO). Chile - Santiago Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2008. Atlanta, United States: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).