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Table 2 Weighted and unweighted frequencies and proportions of various behaviors related to tobacco products and betel quid use among men and women in Myanmar, 2015–16

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

  Men = 4737 Women = 12,598
Unweighted Weighted Unweighted Weighted
Number % number % Number % Number %
Cigarette smoking 1594 33.7 1504 31.7 277 2.2 214 1.7
Smoking pipe/cigar/cheroot/others 714 15.0 683 14.4 399 3.1 266 2.1
Chewing Tobacco 63 1.3 57 1.2 22 0.2 22 0.2
Snuff 33 0.7 44 0.94 2 0.02 3 0.02
Betel quid chewing 2779 58.7 2792 59.0 2661 20.7 2343 18.2
Tobacco smoking (1 + 2) 1976 41.7 1899 40.1 653 5.1 467 3.7
Smokeless tobacco use (3 + 4) 91 1.9 95 2.0 24 0.2 25 0.2
Any type of tobacco use (1 + 2 + 3 + 4) 2019 42.6 1940 40.9 674 5.2 491 3.8
Non-use of either tobacco or chew betel quid 1179 24.9 1166 24.6 9887 76.7 10,316 80.1
Use of either tobacco or betel quid 2318 48.9 2410 50.4 2660 20.7 2304 17.9
Use of both tobacco and betel quid 1240 26.2 1161 25.0 336 2.6 263 2.0