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Turkey Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2008


General Info
Turkey (TUR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2008 - 11/2008
Series or system 
Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)
Data type
  • Household

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) is designed to produce national and subnational estimates on tobacco use. The survey in Turkey covered noninstitutional individuals ages 15 years and older, living in households. Communities with a population of less than 200 were not covered. 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), Global Tobacco Surveillance System, Hacettepe University, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Ministry of Health (Turkey), Turkish Statistical Institute, World Health Organization (WHO). Turkey Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2008.