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Egypt Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2014


General Info
Egypt (EGY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2014 - 12/2014
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Individual
  • Interview

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. The Egypt GYTS included 2,141 students.

Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ministry of Health and Population (Egypt), World Health Organization (WHO). Egypt Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2014. Atlanta, United States of America: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).