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China National Prevalence Survey on Smoking 1996


General Info
China (CHN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/1996 - 07/1996
Data type
  • Household
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Third National Prevalence Survey on Smoking utilized a three-stage sampling method to study smoking behavior and attitudes and the health effects of smoking. A household questionnaire was administered through the Disease Surveillance Points System (DSP). The survey collected responses on 52 questions from 120,298 people in 30 provinces of China. Participants were men and women 15 to 69 years old in urban and rural areas.

The first national smoking survey was conducted in 1984.