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Adolescents Ages 13-15 Who Use Tobacco, by Gender Change

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Afghanistan, Albania, and 208 other locations

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All Genders, 2005/2011, Percent

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Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina 26% 30%
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh 9% 5%
Barbados 35% 23%
Belarus
Belgium
Belize 22% 15%
Benin
Bhutan 34% 13%
Bolivia
Bosnia-Herzegovina 16% 11%
Botswana 23% 16%
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria 26% 32%
Burkina Faso 20% 1 7% 1
Burundi 21% 17%
Cambodia 8% 5%
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde 15% 12%
Central African Republic 30% 1 35% 1
Chad 21% 14%
Channel Islands
Chile 30% 1 40% 1
China
Colombia 27% 1 28% 1
Comoros 22% 15%
Congo 26% 22%
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 37% 1 29% 1
Costa Rica 16% 13%
Cote d'Ivoire 26% 11%
Croatia 29% 28%
Cuba
Curacao
Cyprus 13% 8%
Czech Republic 40% 43%
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador 31% 1 26% 1
Egypt 20% 4%
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea 25% 17%
Eritrea 8% 5%
Estonia 34% 28%
Ethiopia
Federated States of Micronesia 52% 40%
Fiji 12% 10%
Finland
France
French Guiana
French Polynesia
Gabon
Gambia 34% 1 37% 1
Georgia 15% 3%
Germany
Ghana 12% 11%
Greece 17% 14%
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guatemala 20% 13%
Guinea 31% 20%
Guinea-Bissau 12% 1 10% 1
Guyana
Haiti 20% 19%
Honduras
Hong Kong, SAR
Hungary 28% 27%
Iceland
India 17% 9%
Indonesia 24% 4%
Iran 33% 20%
Iraq 14% 1 12% 1
Ireland
Israel
Italy 19% 22%
Jamaica 24% 15%
Japan
Jordan 34% 26%
Kazakhstan
Kenya 15% 15%
Kiribati
Korea, North
Korea, South 15% 11%
Kosovo
Kuwait 28% 14%
Kyrgyzstan 10% 4%
Laos 19% 6%
Latvia 39% 41%
Lebanon
Lesotho 26% 22%
Liberia 14% 1 12% 1
Libya 11% 5%
Liechtenstein
Lithuania 37% 28%
Luxembourg
Macao, SAR 13% 11%
Macedonia 12% 12%
Madagascar 33% 14%
Malawi 19% 18%
Malaysia
Maldives 15% 7%
Mali 23% 9%
Malta
Marshall Islands
Martinique
Mauritania 32% 30%
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mexico 22% 18%
Moldova 21% 7%
Monaco
Mongolia 26% 16%
Montenegro 7% 6%
Morocco 11% 7%
Mozambique 13% 1 7% 1
Myanmar 30% 7%
Namibia 32% 30%
Nauru
Nepal 25% 16%
Netherlands
Netherlands Antilles - -
New Caledonia 34% 37%
New Zealand 19% 22%
Nicaragua
Niger 15% 8%
Nigeria 19% 1 11% 1
Norway
Oman 5% 2%
Pakistan
Palau
Palestinian Territory
Panama 11% 7%
Papua New Guinea 55% 40%
Paraguay 21% 13%
Peru 20% 1 18% 1
Philippines 19% 9%
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar 25% 13%
Reunion
Romania
Russia
Rwanda 13% 10%
Samoa 26% 20%
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe 31% 23%
Saudi Arabia 21% 9%
Senegal 20% 10%
Serbia 11% 10%
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovakia 29% 25%
Slovenia 17% 22%
Solomon Islands 44% 37%
Somalia
South Africa 24% 19%
South Sudan
Spain
Sri Lanka 16% 5%
St. Kitts-Nevis
St. Lucia 25% 17%
St. Vincent & the Grenadines 24% 15%
Sudan 18% 10%
Suriname
Swaziland 15% 9%
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria 32% 17%
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tanzania 10% 1 5% 1
Thailand 22% 8%
Timor-Leste 55% 30%
Togo 18% 8%
Tonga 45% 28%
Trinidad and Tobago 20% 16%
Tunisia 20% 4%
Turkey 26% 18%
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda 19% 16%
Ukraine 23% 16%
United Arab Emirates 25% 13%
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay 21% 25%
Uzbekistan 3% 1 2% 1
Vanuatu 34% 20%
Venezuela
Vietnam 7% 2%
Western Sahara
Yemen 15% 11%
Zambia 25% 26%
Zimbabwe 15% 1 8% 1

Source: PRB The World's Youth 2013 Data Sheet

Definition: The percentage of adolescents ages 13 to 15 who consumed any smokeless or smoking tobacco product at least once during the last 30 days prior to the survey. Data shown are nationally representative unless indicated as capital city only.

Notes: (-) Data unavailable, inapplicable, or not collected.

Footnotes:

  • 1: Data refer to capital cities only.

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