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Cook Islands Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2008

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General Info
Geography 
Cook Islands
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2008
Data type
Survey:
  • Facility (non-health)
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 aged 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.

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Suggested citation 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO). Cook Islands Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2008. United States: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2008.