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Russia Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2016


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2016 - 12/2016
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 a household survey that collects data on non-institutionalized men and women ages 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 Russia GATS was conducted in 2016 and surveyed 11,458 persons ages 15 and older. The survey featured questions on smoking and smokeless tobacco use, cessation, secondhand smoke, economics, media, and knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions.

Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Federal State Statistics Service (Russia), Global Tobacco Surveillance System, Ministry of Health (Russian Federation), Pulmonary Research Institute (Russia), RTI International, Statistics of Russia Information and Publishing Center, Federal State Statistics Service, World Health Organization (WHO). Russia Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2016.