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Uruguay Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2009


General Info
Uruguay (URY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2009 - 12/2009
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 Uruguay GATS 2009 surveyed 5,581 non-institutionalized men and women ages 15 and older. The survey featured questions on smoking and smokeless tobacco use, cessation, secondhand smoke, and knowledge and perceptions of smoking.

Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Latin American Center for Human Economy, Ministry of Public Health (Uruguay), National Institute of Statistics (Uruguay), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Research Triangle Institute, Inc. (RTI), World Health Organization (WHO). Uruguay Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2009.