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Table 4 Sources of WHO smoking prevalence data in West-African countries

From: Tobacco prevention policies in west-African countries and their effects on smoking prevalence

Country Survey year Age group (years) Sample size (n) Type Representativeness
Benin 2008 25–64 2708 WHO STEPS National
Burkina Faso 2003 18+ 4948 World health survey National
Cape Verde 2007 25–64 1762 WHO STEPS National
Côte d’Ivoire 2005 15–64 4756 WHO STEPS Subnational
2012 Male: 15–59 Female: 15–49 19559 Demographic and health survey National
Gambia 2010 25–64 4111 WHO STEPS National
Ghana 2008 Male: 15–59 Female: 15–49 9484 Demographic and health survey National
Guinea 2009 15–64 2491 WHO STEPS Subnational
Mali 2007 15–64 2810 WHO STEPS Subnational
Mauritania 2006 15–64 1971 WHO STEPS National
Niger 2007 15–64 2191 WHO STEPS National
Nigeria 2008 15–59 48871 Demographic and health survey National
Senegal 2003 18+ 3465 World health survey National
Sierra Leone 2009 25–64 5483 WHO STEPS National