GYTSGlobal Youth Tobacco Survey
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dagger]) Two countries (Finland and Bolivia) collected data in 2012 and did not use the updated GYTS methodology, and were excluded; two countries, (Bangladesh and Turkmenistan), did not meet the minimum established threshold for reporting results of sample size <35 or relative standard error >0.
The GYTS is a school-based survey of private and public students aged 13 to 15 on tobacco use.
It is based on individual GYTS responses and is calculated as the proportion of nonsmokers at each survey site who report having been recently exposed to cigarette ads on billboards, newspapers, or magazines.
According to the findings of GYTS, approximately 24% of all the smokers and 25% of the smoking adolescents aged 13-15 years began smoking from a very young age of 10, without a correct understanding of the dangers of tobacco use and addiction.
The 2008 Global Youth Tobacco Survey: The 3rd GYTS in South Africa.
As per GYTS, the median rate for cigarettes purchasing in stores was 42.
This figure is lower than that reported from the north-eastern States of India and GYTS report from Uttar Pradesh, where over 65 and 72 per cent of students respectively reported uptake at or before 10 yr of age (5,13).
These classifications have been used by several national surveys, including the US Youth Risk Behavior Survey and the Taiwan GYTS.
Looking at the scope of work that OSH accomplished during his time at the agency, Eriksen is most proud of launching the GYTS.
The GYTS will be conducted in schools by collecting data from students aged 13 to 15 through a questionnaire that includes questions about the attitudes, behaviours and student' knowledge on tobacco consumption, exposure to use, and their exposure to its marketing and advertising.
The GYTS is a school-based survey of students from private and public schools, aged 13 to 15 years old, on tobacco use.