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Table 1 Sample characteristics of Palestine refugee and non-refugee adolescents in the Middle East

From: Differences in tobacco smoking prevalence and frequency between adolescent Palestine refugee and non-refugee populations in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and the West Bank: cross-sectional analysis of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey

  Jordan Lebanon Syria West Bank
  Refugee Non-refugee Refugee Non-refugee Refugee Non-refugee Refugee Non-refugee
Age in years, % (n)
 <12 5.0 (69) 6.4 (114) 2.1 (34) 2.1 (51) 3.0 (48) 4.4 (72) 7.3 (107) 3.6 (75)
 12 8.6 (123) 18.3 (322) 6.6 (107) 11.0 (264) 9.8 (153) 12.1 (228) 11.5 (180) 16.5 (368)
 13 26.2 (370) 31.8 (568) 24.5 (384) 24.8 (571) 30.5 (479) 29.0 (547) 26.1 (389) 22.4 (443)
 14 31.1 (477) 27.9 (570) 29.6 (425) 28.7 (592) 30.8 (495) 32.5 (391) 33.1 (447) 23.9 (439)
 15 23.1 (375) 13.9 (283) 22.3 (368) 21.4 (408) 20.0 (330) 13.0 (211) 19.0 (277) 21.9 (391)
 16 5.3 (82) 1.5 (28) 11.9 (204) 8.4 (189) 5.3 (87) 6.4 (172) 2.3 (33) 10.4 (192)
 >16 0.7 (11) 0.3 (6) 3.1 (54) 3.5 (81) 0.7 (11) 2.4 (10.4) 0.7 (11) 1.3 (24)
Sex, % (n)
 Female 49.4 (54.6) 59.7 (1094) 54.1 (48.5) 52.6 (1129) 49.8 (811) 51.4 (973) 59.7 (860) 52.9 (1022)
 Male 50.6 (45.4) 40.3 (750) 45.9 (51.5) 47.4 (1074) 50.2 (769) 48.7 (640) 40.4 (515) 47.1 (931)
Year of survey
  2008 2009 2008 2011 2008 2010 2008 2009