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Honduras Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2016


General Info
Honduras (HND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2016 - 12/2016
Data type
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual

Designed as a 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.

Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Honduran Institute for the Prevention of Alcoholism, Drug Addiction and Drug Dependence (IHADFA), Ministry of Health (Honduras), World Health Organization (WHO). Honduras Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2016. Atlanta, United States: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).