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Sri Lanka Spot Survey on Tobacco Trends December 2014


General Info
Sri Lanka (LKA)
Eastern, North Central, Northern, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Western
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/2014 - 12/2014
Series or system 
Sri Lanka Trend Survey on Tobacco
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview

The Spot Survey on Tobacco Trends, in use since 1998, is a biannual survey that monitors and identifies the prevailing trends, patterns, and attitudes related to tobacco and tobacco use.

The December 2014 survey was conducted in the following districts: Colombo, Gampaha, Galle, Kegalle, Anuradhapura, Jaffna, Batticaloa, Kandy, Monaragal, and Trincoma. It covered a total of 2,454 male respondents ages 15 and above.