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Table 2 Current prevalence of tobacco use among the adult population across regions, residence and gender in Ethiopia, 2011

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

Basic characteristics Weighted total number of respondents Weighted prevalence of tobacco use 95 % CI
Administrative regions   
Tigray 1,964 0.8(0.48–1.29)
Afar 256 15.7(11.56–20.46)
Amhara 8,334 1.5(1.26–1.78)
Oromiya 11,398 5.3(4.90–5.72)
Somali 596 12.6(10.10–15.43)
Benishangul-gumuz 323 9.4(6.47–12.83)
SNNPR* 5,758 4.4(3.89–4.95)
Gambella 132 16.9(11.02–23.76)
Harari 92 16.7(9.79–24.92)
Addis Ababa 1,620 3.9(3.03–4.92)
Dire Dawa 127 15.4(10.17–22.87)
Residence   
Urban 7,032 4.3(3.84–4.79)
Rural 23,565 4.1(3.85–4.36)
Sex   
Male 14,101 8.1(7.66–8.56)
Female 16,497 0.8(0.67–0.95)
Total 30,598 4.1(3.93–4.37)
  1. *Southern nation, nationalities and people region