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Sri Lanka Tobacco Trends Spot Survey 2017


General Info
Sri Lanka (LKA)
Eastern, North Central, Northern, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Western
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2017 - 07/2017
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 July 2017 survey was conducted in 11 districts and covered a total number of 2,999 male respondents aged 15 and over.