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Table 2 Prevalence of factors that influence smoking and other smoking-related behaviors, Thailand GYTS, 2005

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

  Prevalence % (95% CI)
Students who: Total Male Female
Were exposed to smoke from others at home 47.9 (46.6–49.3) (n = 14,804) 47.4 (45.6–49.2) (n = 7,306) 48.0 (46.0–50.0) (n = 7,319)
Were exposed to smoke in public places 68.5 (67.2–69.9) (n = 14,805) 68.0 (66.2–69.7) (n = 7,308) 68.7 (67.1–70.3) (n = 7,322)
Thought smoking should be banned in public places 91.0 (90.1–91.8) (n = 14,719) 88.0 (86.7–89.2) (n = 7,252) 93.7 (92.6–94.6) (n = 7,307)
Had an object with a tobacco brand logo on it 39.3 (37.9–40.6) (n = 14,390) 41.7 (40.1–43.3) (n = 7,110) 36.9 (35.0–38.8) (n = 7,146)
Were ever offered free cigarettes by a tobacco company representative 9.0 (8.2–9.8) (n = 14,396) 11.4 (10.1–12.7) (n = 7,098) 6.6 (5.7–7.6) (n = 7,158)
Usually bought cigarettes in a store 36.8 (33.6–40.1) (n = 1,463) 36.9 (33.1–40.8) (n = 1,119) 35.9 (29.9–42.5) (n = 293)
Were not refused purchase because of their age in the month prior to the survey (among students who usually bought cigarettes in a store) 30.8 (25.7–36.5) (n = 422) 29.5 (24.1–35.6) (n = 342) 39.1 (27.2–52.4) (n = 69)
Were taught the dangers of smoking in the year prior to the survey 65.2 (63.9–66.4) (n = 14,599) 62.2 (60.7–63.7) (n = 7,206) 68.1 (66.3–69.9) (n = 7,241)
Discussed why people their age use tobacco in the year prior to the survey 29.5 (28.0–31.1) (n = 14,757) 28.3 (26.6–30.0) (n = 7,293) 30.7 (28.4–33.1) (n = 7,306)
Were taught about the effects of smoking tobacco such as yellowed teeth, wrinkled skin, and odor 60.7 (59.3–62.0) (n = 14,751) 56.5 (54.7–58.2) (n = 7,292) 64.7 (62.9–66.5) (n = 7,306)
  1. CI, confidence interval.