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Table 1 Percent of students who had ever smoked cigarettes, ever smoked their first cigarette before age 10, and of students who had never smoked cigarettes that are likely to initiate smoking in the next year (that is, are susceptible), Peru GYTS, 2000 and 2003

From: Prevalence of smoking and other smoking related behaviors reported by the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) in four Peruvian cities

Site Ever smoked cigarettes, even one or two puffs Ever smokers who initiated smoking before age 10 Never smokers susceptible to initiate smoking in the next year
Huancayo, 2000 47.1 (40.9–53.5) (n = 963) 18.1 (13.6–23.6) (n = 429) 29.7 (24.8–35.1) (n = 495)
Lima, 2000 54.6 (49.5–59.6) (n = 1,189) 13.5 (11.1–16.4) (n = 605) 25.4 (20.6–31.0) (n = 545)
Tarapoto, 2000 42.5 (35.6–49.8) (n = 750) 10.9 (7.6–15.3) (n = 305) 19.2 (15.5–23.6) (n = 416)
Trujillo, 2000 46.5 (38.7–54.5) (n = 1,005) 12.3 (9.1–16.4) (n = 429) 25.5 (19.7–32.2) (n = 553)
Huancayo, 2003 58.6 (52.9–64.1) (n = 966) 11.6 (8.4–15.7) (n = 550) 25.8 (22.0–29.9) (n = 384)
Lima, 2003 59.6 (52.9–66.0) (n = 998) 13.6 (10.2–17.8) (n = 587) 30.5 (24.2–37.8) (n = 388)
Tarapoto, 2003 48.7 (43.5–54.0) (n = 1,082) 8.3 (5.9–11.6) (n = 505) 19.6 (15.6–24.4) (n = 554)
Trujillo, 2003 44.5 (39.0–50.2) (n = 1,305) 13.1 (9.6–17.7) (n = 585) 22.7 (20.8–24.7) (n = 697)
  1. Values are mean (95% confidence intervals).