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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants in the Iraqi Kurdistan Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2006

From: Correlates of current cigarette smoking among in-school adolescents in the Kurdistan region of Iraq

Demographic factor Total Male Females
Age (years)    
17+ 342 (19.2) 251 (26.6) 89 (9.2)
16 332 (16.7) 159 (16.5) 169 (17.1)
15 372 (18.8) 187 (18.6) 183 (19.4)
14 296 (15.3) 128 (13.0) 164 (18.6)
13 289 (14.7) 125 (13.0) 160 (17.0)
12 211 (10.3) 65 (7.1) 139 (14.4)
<12 98 (5.1) 51 (5.3) 41 (4.3)
Sex    
Male 982 (58.1)   
Females 969 (41.9)   
Schooling grades    
Fourth 278 (13.2) 80 (12.3) 192 (14.2)
Third 442 (22.9) 244 (22.6) 171 (23.4)
Second 555 (28.6) 304 (28.8) 243 (28.6)
First 709 (35.3) 352 (36.4) 344 (33.7)
Pocket money (Iraqi Dinars)    
30000+ 142 (7.7) 93 (9.8) 47 (5.0)
21000–29999 107 (5.6) 65 (6.7) 42 (4.4)
11000–20999 114 (6.1) 73 (7.4) 41 (4.4)
6000–10999 191 (9.7) 110 (11.2) 80 (8.0)
1000–5999 275 (14.5) 155 (16.2) 116 (12.4)
<1000 262 (13.4) 118 (12.2) 137 (14.6)
None 858 (43.0) 352 (36.6) 485 (51.2)
Current smoker    
Yes 255 (15.3) 225 27 (2.7)
No 1615 (84.7) 675 (74.9) 914 (97.3)