• Overall tobacco use has declined by nearly 5.4 percentage points
  • It has decreased from 28.2% in 2010 to 22.8% in 2017
  • Smoking has decreased from 11.9% in 2010 to 8.8% in 2017
  • Mean age of tobacco initiation has increased from 17.7 years to 19.8 years
  • Second-hand exposure of smoke at public places has decreased from 37.2% in 2010 to 23.9% in 2017
  • Exposure from second-hand smoke at home has decreased from 44.3% in 2010 to 23.2% in 2017
  • Exposure to second-hand smoke at workplace has decreased from 42% in 2010 to 24.8% in 2017
  • A total of 1,311 males and 1,403 females were interviewed during September 2015 to October 2016 for the survey