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Table 7 Percent of current smokers, current smokers who wanted to quit, who tried to quit, or who received help to quit, 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 Current smokers Current cigarette smokers who wanted to stop smoking now Current cigarette smokers who tried to stop smoking during the past year Current smokers who have ever received help to stop smoking
Huancayo, 2000 15.6 (12.0–20.0) (n = 943) 69.3 (61.4–76.1) (n = 94) 68.1 (59.1–75.9) (n = 96) 64.0 (54.9–72.1) (n = 364)
Lima, 2000 18.6 (15.2–22.5) (n = 1120) 62.0 (51.1–71.8) (n = 102) 61.6 (52.4–70.1) (n = 119) 53.3 (47.4–59.1) (n = 509)
Tarapoto, 2000 14.3 (11.2–18.1) (n = 712) 84.2 (71.8–91.7) (n = 51) 79.5 (68.2–87.6) (n = 56) 70.6 (62.7–77.4) (n = 257)
Trujillo, 2000 16.3 (12.8–20.6) (n = 928) 79.5 (65.1–88.9) (n = 73) 78.7 (65.9–87.6) (n = 84) 71.5 (65.5–76.8) (n = 388)
Huancayo, 2003 15.6 (12.9–18.8) (n = 929) 76.2 (67.4–83.2) (n = 76) 75.0 (61.8–84.8) (n = 78) 71.8 (59.2–81.7) (n = 141)
Lima, 2003 19.2 (15.1–24.0) (n = 972) 62.2 (52.4–71.2) (n = 104) 64.5 (52.8–74.6) (n = 107) 58.6 (52.0–64.9) (n = 180)
Tarapoto, 2003 15.5 (12.4–19.1) (n = 1,039) 77.6 (65.1–86.5) (n = 82) 80.5 (66.4–89.6) (n = 80) 75.2 (66.9–81.9) (n = 151)
Trujillo, 2003 15.3 (11.4–20.2) (n = 1,257) 72.8 (63.2–80.6) (n = 124) 73.0 (66.4–78.7) (n = 123) 64.5 (58.5–70.2) (n = 200)
  1. Values are mean (95% confidence intervals).