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Table 2 Prevalence of Tobacco Smoking by Selected Variables (N = 56, 644)

From: Factors affecting tobacco smoking in Ethiopia: evidence from the demographic and health surveys

  Weighted (%) Unweighted (n)
Average 3.21 56,621
Chewed khat in the 30 days preceding the survey 13.38 9462
Household wealth quintile
 Very Poor 4.04 12,814
 Poor 3.33 7979
 Middle quintile 3.23 7791
 Rich 2.22 8483
 Very Rich 3.21 19,554
Age
 15–19 0.54 12,695
 20–24 1.97 10,219
 25–29 3.19 10,332
 30–34 4.24 7604
 35–39 4.86 6823
 40–49 6.03 8948
Sex
 Male 5.72 24,441
 Female 0.64 32,180
Religion
 Orthodox 1.77 23,870
 Catholic 6.07 487
 Protestant 1.22 9791
 Islam 6.32 21,680
 Traditional/Other 8.93 783
Place of residence
 Urban 3.68 18,141
 Rural 3.03 38,480
Administrative Regions
 Tigray 0.75 5774
 Affar 8.14 3994
 Amhara 0.86 7057
 Oromia 4.45 7508
 Benishangul-gumuz 7.59 4332
 SNNP 2.46 6898
 Gambela 12.89 3838
 Eastern (Dire dawa, Harari and Somali) 11.17 11,288
 Addis Ababa 3.97 5932