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Oman Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2003


General Info
Oman (OMN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2003 - 12/2003
Data type
  • Facility (non-health)

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 report for this survey is available from the Ministry of Health in Oman.

Suggested citation 

Ministry of Health (Oman), Ministry of Education (Oman), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO). Oman Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2003. United States: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).