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Table 5 Percent of students who were taught the dangers of smoking, discussed reasons why people their age use tobacco, or were taught the effects of using tobacco, 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 At school during the past year, taught dangers of smoking tobacco At school during the past year, discussed reasons why people their age smoke At school during the past year, taught about the effects of smoking
Huancayo, 2000 47.1 (43.1–51.1) (n = 986) 44.9 (39.3–50.7) (n = 999) 38.3 (33.2–43.6) (n = 1,000)
Lima, 2000 42.6 (36.4–49.1) (n = 1,194) 33.9 (29.6–38.6) (n = 1,206) 28.6 (24.8–32.9) (n = 1,205)
Tarapoto, 2000 67.1 (59.8–73.7) (n = 761) 52.4 (46.5–58.3) (n = 763) 50.6 (44.5–56.7) (n = 754)
Trujillo, 2000 58.0 (52.6–63.2) (n = 1,008) 49.3 (44.5–54.1) (n = 1,025) 43.5 (37.0–50.1) (n = 1,014)
Huancayo, 2003 48.8 (45.3–52.4) (n = 990) 42.8 (39.2–46.4) (n = 993) 36.1 (32.0–40.5) (n = 994)
Lima, 2003 43.2 (37.2–49.3) (n = 1,027) 37.1 (30.7–44.1) (n = 1,040) 32.2 (26.7–38.4) (n = 1,035)
Tarapoto, 2003 64.9 (60.1–69.4) (n = 1,125) 55.3 (51.2–59.4) (n = 1,122) 50.4 (45.5–55.4) (n = 1,123)
Trujillo, 2003 56.6 (51.3–61.8) (n = 1,344) 49.6 (43.7–55.5) (n = 1,347) 43.2 (39.7–46.8) (n = 1,340)
  1. Values are mean (95% confidence intervals).