Dominican Republic

Current Tobacco Use:

Youth Tobacco Use

Students aged 13-15 who currently use tobacco
(GYTS 2016)
Tobacco Use
No Tobacco Use
7.4%
8.3%
Boys
6.0%
Girls

Youth

Percentage of students age 13-15 who used electronic cigarettes in the past 30 days
7.7
Percentage of students age 13-15 who were exposed to tobacco smoke in enclosed public places including schools, shops, restaurants, shopping malls, and movie theaters including in the past 7 days
24.4
Percentage of students age 13-15 who currently smoke tobacco and reported they wanted to stop smoking now
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Percentage of students age 13-15 who currently smoke tobacco and thought about quitting in the past 30 days because of health warning labels on cigarette packaging
24.1
Percentage of students age 13-15 who saw any tobacco marketing at point of sale in the past 30 days
27.4
Percentage of students age 13-15 who currently smoke tobacco and last bought cigarettes as individual sticks in the past 30 days
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(GYTS 2016)
"N/A" indicates that the question was not asked in the survey.
"--" indicates estimates were suppressed due to insufficient sample size.
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