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China Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2009-2010


General Info
China (CHN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/2009 - 03/2010
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 designed to produce national and sub-national estimates on tobacco use. The China GATS was conducted in 2010 and surveyed 13,354 non-institutionalized men and women aged 15 and older. The survey featured questions on smoking and smokeless tobacco use, cessation, secondhand smoke, economics, media, and knowledge, attitude, and perceptions.