Dr Al Anoud said that a Global Youth Tobacco Survey will also be conducted in by the year-end to monitor tobacco consumption among young people aged between 13, 14, and 15 years.
What does GYTS stand for?
GYTS stands for Global Youth Tobacco Survey
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More young children between the ages of 13 and 15 are now smoking and according to the 2008 Namibia Global Youth Tobacco survey, 28.
According to the 2010 Global Youth Tobacco Survey, almost 14.
Moreover, the 2005 Global Youth Tobacco Survey had shown that smoke-free policies in schools and universities help students and teachers quit smoking and also discourage teenagers from taking up the habit.
The Global Youth Tobacco Survey developed by WHO and the United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), interviewed students between 13 and 15 years old in 132 countries between 1999 and 2005.
Findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) conducted in Sri Lanka in 1999, 2003, and 2007 indicate steady declines in cigarette smoking, while other tobacco use remained unchanged between 1999 and 2007.
The Global Youth Tobacco survey begun in 1999 by the WHO (World Health Organization), the CDC, and the Canadian Public Health Association, which is a school-based survey, includes questions on prevalence of cigarette and other tobacco use in 132 different countries (CDC, 2006b).
In related moves, the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS), developed by WHO and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was launched in 1999 to gather data on smoking by girls and boys.