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Turkey Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Küresel Yetişkin Tütün Araştırması
Turkey (TUR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2012 - 12/2012
Series or system 
Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)
Data type

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 Turkey GATS provides information on tobacco use, cessation, second-hand smoke, and knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions towards tobacco. The survey also covers basic sociodemographic characteristics.

Suggested citation 
CDC Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Hacettepe University, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Ministry of Health (Turkey), Research Triangle Institute, Inc. (RTI), Turkish Statistical Institute, World Health Organization (WHO). Turkey Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2012.