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Mexico Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2009

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Global de Tabaquismo en Adultos Mexico 2009
Geography 
Mexico (MEX)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
03/2009 - 04/2009
Series or system 
Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) is a household survey that collects data on non-institutionalized men and women aged 15 years and older using a standardized methodology for constructing the sample frame, selecting households, and processing data.

The GATS is designed to produce national and subnational estimates on tobacco use. The Mexico GATS provides information on tobacco use, cessation, second-hand smoke, and knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions towards tobacco. The survey also covers basic sociodemographic characteristics.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Global Tobacco Surveillance System, National Council Against Addictions (Mexico), National Institute of Public Health (Mexico), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Secretariat of Health (Mexico), WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Mexico Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2009.