Table 1

Point prevalence of selected variables in 2005 and 2013 (Global Youth Tobacco Survey, Greece)

Variable20132005
% (95% CI)% (95% CI)
Current use of any tobacco product16.0
(13.9 to 18.3)
16.2
(14.3 to 18.4)
Current cigarette smokers10.1
(8.3 to 12.2)
10.4
(8.8 to 12.4)
Exposure to secondhand smoke
 At home70.0
(67.7 to 72.2)
89.8
(88.3 to 91.1)
 In public places67.4
(65.2 to 69.6)
94.1
(93.2 to 94.9)
In favour of banning smoking inside enclosed public places82.1
(79.7 to 84.2)
84.8
(82.7 to 86.6)
Percentage of current cigarette smokers who bought cigarettes and were not prevented/refused purchase because of their age*90.8
(85.2 to 94.4)
95.0
(89.5 to 97.7)
  • *From a store, shop, and so on.