Table 2

Prevalence of Current Cigarette Smoking by Region and Country, Medical Global Health Professions Student Survey, 2005-2008 & MPOWER 2008 Adult Data

Current Cigarette Smoking


GHPSS Medical Students

MPOWER 2008 Adult


Country

(Site)

Male %

(95% CI)

Female %

(95% CI)

Male %

(95% CI)

Female %

(95% CI)


AFRICAN REGION (AFR)


Algeria

23.7

(21.3 - 26.2)

3.0

(2.5 - 3.7)

28.7

(26.3 - 31.2)

0.2

(0 - 0.4)


Kenya

10.9

(8.0 - 14.8)

8.7

(5.9 - 12.6)

22.2

(19.4 - 24.9)

0.9

(0.5 - 1.3)


Niger

42.2

(37.9 - 46.7)

15.0

(9.6 - 22.8)

NA

NA


Uganda

4.1

(2.7 - 6.3)

0

15.7

(13.6 - 17.8)

1.2

(0.8 - 1.5)


EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGION (EMR)


Egypt

12.9

(9.9 - 16.5)

1.2

(0.5 - 3.0)

22.7

(20.7 - 24.7)

3.5

(2.5 - 4.5)


Gaza Strip/West Bank

39.1

(33.8 - 44.6)

9.4

(6.8 - 12.8)

NA

NA


Iran

11.6

(9.0 - 14.9)

2.8

(1.9 - 4.0)

21.4

(17.5 - 25.4)

1.7

(1.1 - 2.2)


Iraq

20.4

(17.2 - 24.1)

15.1

(12.5 - 18.2)

25.2

(21.1 - 29.3)

1.3

(0.4 - 2.1)


Lebanon

36.1

(31.8 - 40.7)

18

(14.4 - 22.3)

29

(24.2 - 33.9)

6.9

(2.7 - 11.2)


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

22.3

(20.1 - 24.6)

1.9

(1.4 - 2.7)

NA

NA


Saudi Arabia

13.1

(10.0 - 16.9)

9.6

(6.2 - 14.8)

25.2

(21.4 - 28.9)

3.0

(1.2 - 4.8)


Sudan

19.6

(15.9 - 23.9)

1.3

(0.8 - 2.3)

NA

NA


Syrian Arab Republic

24.3

(23.3 - 25.3)

4.8

(4.2 - 5.5)

41.2

(16.5 - 65.9)

NA


Tunisia

26.5

(22.7 - 30.7)

4.1

(3.2 - 5.4)

47.4

(44.7 - 50.1)

1.0

(0.6 - 1.4)


EUROPEAN REGION (EUR)


Albania

65.1

(59.8 - 69.9)

35.7

(32.8 - 38.7)

39.6

(26.6 - 52.7)

3.9

(0.6 - 7.2)


Armenia

52.5

(41.7 - 63.0)

8.3

(5.2 - 13.1)

52.9

(45.2 - 60.5)

4.0

(1.5 - 6.5)


Bosnia & Herzegovina

45.0

(43.0 - 47.0)

37.8

(36.4 - 39.2)

48.8

(42.3 - 55.3)

32.0

(26.3 - 37.8)


Croatia

35.9

(31.5 - 40.4)

37.1

(34.1 - 40.3)

37.5

(35.7 - 39.3)

25.4

(24.3 - 26.5)


Czech Republic

26.2

(21.9 - 30.9)

19.8

(17.2 - 22.5)

35.9

(29.4 - 42.5)

23.4

(16.4 - 30.3)


Kyrgyzstan

50.0

(45.5 - 54.5)

27.9

(24.8 - 31.3)

45

(36.9 - 53.2)

2.2

(1.3 - 3.0)


Lithuania

48.6

(39.7 - 57.7)

19.5

(15.8 - 23.8)

44.4

(37.3 - 51.5)

17.6

(15.0 - 20.2)


Russian Federation

46.1

(44.2 - 48.1)

34.9

(33.5 - 36.2)

70.2

(59.2 - 81.3)

23.2

(16.7 - 29.7)


Serbia

31.2

(28.7 - 33.8)

36.7

(34.9 - 38.6)

41.4

(36.5 - 46.3)

40.4

(35.7 - 45.1)


Slovakia

36.5

(33.6 - 39.4)

27.9

(26.2 - 29.6)

41.4

(34.4 - 48.4)

18.5

(13.2 - 23.8)


Slovenia

22.5

(15.9 - 30.8)

20.2

(16.0 - 25.1)

29.6

(23.6 - 35.5)

19.9

(15.1 - 24.7)


REGION OF THE AMERICAS (AMR)


Argentina

33.4

(30.4 - 36.4)

36.5

(34.1 - 39.1)

34.3

(30.8 - 37.8)

22.7

(20.0 - 25.4)


Bolivia

50.3

(43.9 - 56.7)

31.7

(24.9 - 39.4)

35.7

(27.8 - 43.6)

27.3

(24.0 - 30.6)


Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)

19.5

(17.5 - 21.6)

14.6

(13.1 - 16.3)

NA

NA


Chile

27.1

(25.5 - 28.9)

29.3

(27.5 - 31.3)

42.2

(33.7 - 50.7)

30.1

(25.2 - 35.0)


Costa Rica

38.6

29.3

26.7

(22.5 - 30.9)

7.3

(5.8 - 8.9)


Cuba (Havana)

41.1

(38.0 - 44.3)

21.2

(19.1 - 23.5)

37.0

(22.4 - 51.6)

27.3

(20.8 - 33.8)


Guatemala

27.5

(23.4 - 32.1)

17.8

(14.6 - 21.6)

24.8

(20.8 - 28.9)

3.9

(3.0 - 4.8)


Jamaica

12.5

(7.1 - 21.2)

4.2

(2.1 - 8.0)

17.7

(9.9 - 25.5)

7.5

(5.0 - 9.9)


Mexico

41.3

(36.0 - 46.8)

30.8

(24.7 - 37.6)

37.6

(30.2 - 45.0)

12.4

(8.9 - 15.9)


Panama

11.2

(8.7 - 14.1)

11.1

(9.2 - 13.5)

NA

NA


Paraguay

25.3

(23.2 - 27.7)

19.9

(18.1 - 21.8)

33.2

(29.4 - 37.0)

14.4

(12.2 - 16.5)


Peru

43.5

(36.2 - 51.1)

22.2

(16.7 - 28.8)

NA

NA


Uruguay

31.3

(29.5 - 33.2)

32.4

(31.2 - 33.7)

36.6

(32.2 - 41.0)

25.8

(22.1 - 29.6)


SOUTH-EAST ASIA REGION (SEAR)


Bangladesh

46.5

(37.6 - 55.6)

4.4

(1.2 - 14.1)

41.0

(33.2 - 48.8)

0.7

(0.3 - 1.1)


India

17.7

(14.5 - 21.3)

2

(0.9 - 4.2)

25.8

(20.8 - 30.8)

0.6

(0.4 - 0.8)


Indonesia

19.8

(12.5 - 29.7)

2.3

(1.2 - 4.5)

61.8

(54.3 - 69.3)

3.7

(3.3 - 4.2)


Myanmar

24.7

(23.5 - 26.1)

1.2

(0.9 - 1.6)

42.5

(37.0 - 47.9)

10.1

(9.0 - 11.2)


Nepal

34.5

(13.1 - 64.7)

4.0

(1.2 - 12.5)

25.2

(20.4 - 30.0)

22.4

(15.3 - 29.5)


Sri Lanka

8.6

(7.0 - 10.7)

1.1

(0.7 - 1.8)

24.4

(19.6 - 29.1)

0.4

(0.2 - 0.7)


Thailand

1.0

(0.5 - 2.1)

3.0

(2.1 - 4.3)

37.3

(32.9 - 41.8)

3.0

(2.9 - 3.1)


WESTERN PACIFIC REGION (WPR)


Cambodia

9.2

(6.0 - 13.9)

0.0

30.3

(26.5 - 34.1)

10.8

(10.0 - 11.6)


South Korea

22.5

(18.1 - 27.5)

3.5

(1.6 - 7.2)

53.8

(51.4 - 56.1)

5.6

(4.9 - 6.4)


Viet Nam

20.8

(19.7 - 21.9)

2.6

(2.3 - 3.0)

42.0

(36.4 - 47.6)

1.9

(1.2 - 2.5)


NA Data not available

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