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China National Prevalence Survey on Smoking 1996

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General Info
Geography 
China (CHN)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
03/1996 - 07/1996
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Third National Prevalence Survey on Smoking utilized a three-stage sampling method to study smoking behavior and attitudes and the health effects of smoking. A household questionnaire was administered through the Disease Surveillance Points System (DSP). The survey collected responses on 52 questions from 120,298 people in 30 provinces of China. Participants were men and women 15 to 69 years old in urban and rural areas.

The first national smoking survey was conducted in 1984.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine, Chinese Association on Smoking and Health, Johns Hopkins University, Ministry of Health (China). China National Prevalence Survey on Smoking 1996.