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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of survey population

From: Tobacco use and betel quid chewing among adults in Myanmar- estimates and social determinants from demographic and health survey, 2015–16

  Men (N = 4737) Women (N = 12,885)
Unweighted Number (%) Weighted Number (%) Unweighted Number (%) Weighted Number (%)
Age Mean = 31.27 (10.1)
Median = 31 (22, 40)
Mean = 31.6 (9.88)
Median = 32 (23, 40)
Age groups
 15–20 926 (19.5) 891 (18.8) 2220 (17.3) 2205 (17.1)
 21–30 1380 (29.1) 1373 (29.0) 3815 (29.6) 3771 (29.3)
 31–40 1315 (27.8) 1351 (28.5) 3843 (29.8) 3929 (30.5)
 41–49 1116 (23.6) 1122 (23.7) 3007 (23.3) 2980 (23.1)
Education
 No education 559 (11.8) 576 (12.2) 1592 (12.0) 1606 (12.5)
 Primary 1630 (34.4) 1684 (35.5) 5129 (40.0) 5305 (41.2)
 Secondary 2224 (47.0) 2139 (45.1) 4838 (37.7) 4647 (36.0)
 Higher 324 (6.8) 340 (7.2) 1324 (10.3) 1325 (10.3)
Marital status
 Never married 1695 (35.9) 1645 (34.8) 4146 (32.3) 4273 (33.3)
 Currently married 2916 (61.7) 2955 (62.6) 7870 (61.4) 7751 (60.4)
 Divorced/Separated/Widowed 114 (2.4) 125 (2.6) 811 (6.3) 803 (6.3)
Wealth Index
 Poorest 904 (19.1) 890 (18.8) 2364 (18.3) 2274 (17.6)
 Poorer 933 (19.7) 916 (19.3) 2451 (19.0) 2408 (18.7)
 Middle 1016 (21.4) 980 (20.7) 2633 (20.4) 2633 (20.4)
 Richer 995 (21.0) 986 (20.8) 2739 (21.3) 2702 (21.0)
 Richest 889 (18.8) 965 (20.4) 2698 (21.0) 2868 (22.3)
Type of residence
 Rural 3416 (72.1) 3387 (71.5) 9100 (70.6) 9117 (70.8)
 Urban 1321 (27.9) 1351 (28.5) 3785 (29.4) 3768 (29.2)
Occupation
 Unemployed/domestic work 291 (6.2) 295 (6.2) 3711 (28.8) 3550 (27.6)
 Professional/service/sales 787 (16.6) 820 (17.3) 3429 (26.6) 3317 (25.8)
 Agricultural work 1256 (26.6) 1274 (27.0) 1880 (14.6) 1847 (14.4)
 Manual worker 2394 (50.6) 2340 (49.5) 3835 (29.8) 4141 (32.2)