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Venezuela Global Youth Tobacco Survey - 2010

Data Source
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • Venezuela

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: 2010; 2008; 2003; 2001
Areas Covered: Nationally Representative; Cities: Barinas; States: Cojedes, Lara, Monagas, Nueva Esparta, Tachira, Yaracuy, Zulia
Investigators: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), WHO, Venezuelan Heart Foundation, Ministry of Health of Venezuela, Ministry of Education of Venezuela, Venezuelan Foundation Against Tobacco, Venezuelan Society of Cardiology, Inter-American Heart Foundation
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;