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Brazil Global Youth Tobacco Survey - 2012

Data Source
  • Brazil
  • Latin America & Caribbean

The Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) is a school-based survey that monitors tobacco use among youth to guide the implementation and evaluation of tobacco prevention and control programs.

Study Website
Adolescents: 10,000+
  • Females and Males
Age Range:
  • 10-14
  • 15-19
Study Design:
  • Observational
Type of Data:
  • Cross-sectional
Time Period: 2012; 2011; 2009; 2007; 2006; 2005; 2004; 2002
Areas Covered: Cities: Campo Grande, Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Aracaju, Macapa, Boa Vista, Curitiba, Espirito Santo Victoria, Florianopolis, Natal, Goiani, Joao Pessoa, Palmas, Salvador, Sao Luis; Municipalities: Dom Feliciano, Palmitos, Belem, Cataguases, Rio de Janeiro; States: Alagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Paraiba, Rio Grande do Norte, Tocantins
Investigators: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), WHO
Funders: Canadian Public Health Association; National Cancer Institute of the United States; UNICEF; WHO
  • Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS)
Notes: Number of adolescents is summed across all survey rounds. Some respondents may be outside of the stated age range.
Demographic Characteristics - Urban;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;