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Thailand Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2009


General Info
Thailand (THA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2009 - 05/2009
Series or system 
Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)
Data type
  • Household
  • Nationally representative

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) is designed to produce national and subnational estimates on tobacco use. The Thailand GATS was conducted in 2009 and surveyed 20,566 noninstitutionalized men and women aged 15 and older. The survey featured questions on smoking and smokeless tobacco use, cessation, secondhand smoke, economics, media, and knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions.

Publication year 
Suggested citation 
Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology (BIDE) (Pakistan), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Faculty of Public Health at Mahidol University (Thailand), Health Systems Research Institute (Thailand), Ministry of Public Health (Thailand), National Statistical Office (Thailand), Tobacco Control Research and Knowledge Management Center (Thailand), World Health Organization (WHO). Thailand Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2009. Atlanta, United States of America: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2011.