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Nigeria Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2012


General Info
Nigeria (NGA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2012 - 09/2012
Series or system 
Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) is designed to produce national and sub-national estimates on tobacco use. The Nigeria GATS was conducted in 2012 and surveyed 11,107 non-institutionalized men and women aged 15 and older. The survey featured questions on smoking and smokeless tobacco use, cessation, secondhand smoke, economics, media, and knowledge, attitude, and perceptions.

Suggested citation 
CDC Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Federal Ministry of Health (Nigeria), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, National Bureau of Statistics (Nigeria), World Health Organization (WHO). Nigeria Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2012.