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Panama Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2013

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General Info
Geography 
Panama (PAN)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2013 - 12/2013
Series or system 
Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally 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 Panama 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), Gorgas Memorial Institute for Health Studies, Ministry of Health (Panama), World Health Organization (WHO). Panama Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2013.