Nearly 1 in 10 teenagers in Tanzania use tobacco

The Tanzania Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2018 reported that almost 9% of teenagers aged 15 years and over used tobacco. The survey was the first nationally representative survey conducted in Tanzania that collected information on tobacco use, exposure to tobacco advertising and attitudes towards tobacco use. The survey also reported that 5% of adults were daily smokers and almost 2% were occasional tobacco users.