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Table 1 Prevalence of indexed tobacco use with all common forms by gender in Ethiopia, 2011

From: Tobacco use and associated factors among adults in Ethiopia: further analysis of the 2011 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey

Tobacco use items Total number of respondents* Male Female Both Sexes
n = 30,626 weighed prevalence 95 % CI weighed prevalence 95 % CI weighed prevalence 95 % CI
Cigarette 30,616 6.5(6.08–6.90) 0.2(0.15–0.29) 3.1(2.91–3.30)
Chew tobacco 30,599 1.3(0.12–1.50) 0.1(0.07–0.17) 0.7(0.57–0.76)
Snuff 30,599 0.7(0.54–0.81) 0.1(0.05–0.14) 0.4(0.29–0.43)
Shisha 30,599 0.2(0.11–0.25) 0.2(0.10–0.22) 0.2(0.12–0.21)
Gaya 30,599 0.3(0.22–0.40) 0.2(0.18–0.33) 0.3(0.21–0.33)
Others 30,599 0.2(0.12–0.27) 0.01(0.002–0.04) 0.1(0.06–0.13)
Index of scores 30,597 8.1(7.67–8.57) 0.8(0.62–0.89) 4.1(3.93–4.37)
  1. *The total number of each type of tobacco use and their index are disproportionate because of multiple question items and missing values. The numbers are weighted using EDHS weighting factor variable