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Mexico Global Youth Tobacco Survey - 2011

Data Source
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • Mexico

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: 2011; 2006; 2005; 2003; 2000
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative; Cities: Chilpancingo, Cuernavaca, Culiacan, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Juarez, Leon, Merida, Mexico City, Monterrey, Nuevo Laredo, Chetumal, Ciudad Juarez; States: Durango, Oaxaca, Zacatecas; Municipality: Puebla
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 and Rural;
Education - Grade attainment/attendance;
Tobacco/Alcohol/Drug Use;