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20% of the men smoked tobacco while 23% used smokeless tobacco in Sri Lanka

SocialJun 21, 2022
20% of the men smoked tobacco while 23% used smokeless tobacco in Sri Lanka
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As per the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) conducted by DCS revealed that 19.4% of the population use tobacco and 9.1% smoked tobacco and 13.4% currently used smokeless tobacco. Men more addict to use tobacco for smoking. 36.2% of men, and 4.9% of women currently used tobacco and 19.7% of men, and less than 0.1% of women currently smoked tobacco in Sri Lanka.


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