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Table 3 Percent of students who were current cigarette smokers by gender and age, 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

   Gender Age (years)
Site Total Male Female 13 14 15
Huancayo, 2000 15.6 (12.0–20.0) (n = 943) 20.3 (15.4–26.2) (n = 462) 10.6 (6.6–16.6) (n = 471) 6.9 (4.2–11.2) (n = 291) 13.9 (9.5–20.0) (n = 331) 25.5 (18.9–33.4) (n = 321)
Lima, 2000 18.6 (15.2–22.5) (n = 1120) 20.2 (15.8–25.4) (n = 429) 17.4 (13.3–22.4) (n = 680) 10.6 (6.9–15.9) (n = 354) 17.8 (12.9–24.1) (n = 410) 27.0 (21.5–33.3) (n = 356)
Tarapoto, 2000 14.3 (11.2–18.1) (n = 712) 18.6 (14.5–23.5) (n = 356) 9.8 (6.5–14.7) (n = 349) 8.8 (4.8–15.6) (n = 165) 11.9 (8.6–16.1) (n = 267) 19.6 (13.9–26.8) (n = 280)
Trujillo, 2000 16.3 (12.8–20.6) (n = 928) 22.3 (16.3–29.7) (n = 397) 9.6 (5.0–17.5) (n = 517) 9.7 (6.2–14.8) (n = 292) 18.3 (13.0–25.1) (n = 331) 19.4 (14.6–25.4) (n = 305)
Huancayo, 2003 15.6 (12.9–18.8) (n = 929) 17.3 (13.3–22.3) (n = 376) 13.8 (11.0–17.2) (n = 534) 7.4 (4.8–11.3) (n = 319) 20.2 (15.0–26.5) (n = 290) 21.1 (15.8–27.5) (n = 320)
Lima, 2003 19.2 (15.1–24.0) (n = 972) 20.8 (15.3–27.7) (n = 491) 17.0 (13.1–21.7) (n = 472) 11.3 (8.6–14.6) (n = 288) 20.6 (14.8–27.8) (n = 343) 24.7 (18.7–31.8) (n = 341)
Tarapoto, 2003 15.5 (12.4–19.1) (n = 1,039) 20.4 (15.5–26.3) (n = 494) 10.0 (7.5–13.4) (n = 538) 9.0 (5.2–15.1) (n = 351) 15.5 (11.4–20.8) (n = 342) 22.3 (17.2–28.3) (n = 346)
Trujillo, 2003 15.3 (11.4–20.2) (n = 1,257) 21.0 (15.8–27.3) (n = 652) 10.1 (6.6–15.1) (n = 594) 8.6 (5.7–12.7) (n = 378) 15.7 (11.8–20.6) (n = 446) 21.4 (13.7–31.8) (n = 433)
  1. Values are mean (95% confidence intervals).