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Table 2 Prevalence and frequency of current tobacco smoking in Palestine refugees and non-refugees

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
  Non-refugee Refugee Non-refugee Refugee Non-refugee Refugee Non-refugee Refugee
Current tobacco smoking
 Prevalence, % (95 % CI) 24.0 (19.3, 29.6) 26.7 (19.9, 34.9) 38.5 (33.4, 43.3) 39.4 (32.1, 47.1) 23.2 (18.5, 28.7) 36.6 (31.4, 42.3) 38.4 (29.5, 48.2) 39.5 (31.3, 48.2)
 Cigarettes per month, median (IQR) 4.0 (0.8, 50.8) 4.0 (0.8, 26.3) 1.5 (0.8, 14.8) 5.3 (0.8, 55.4) 1.5 (0.8, 14.5) 4.0 (0.8, 14.5) 4.0 (0.8, 50.8) 4.0 (1.5, 50.8)
 Waterpipes per month, median (IQR) 1.5 (0.8, 4.0) 1.5 (0.8, 7.3) 2.0 (0.8, 14.0) 2.0 (0.8, 14.0) 0.8 (0.8, 3.8) 1.5 (0.8, 7.5) 1.5 (0.8, 7.5) 2.0 (0.8, 14.0)
Current cigarette-only smoking
 Prevalence, % (95 % CI) 4.4 (3.0, 6.2) 5.9 (4.1, 8.5) 1.7 (1.1, 2.6) 2.9 (1.9, 4.4) 2.8 (1.6, 4.8) 5.4 (3.7, 7.8) 5.6 (4.1, 7.6) 7.8 (6.1, 10.0)
 Cigarettes per month, median (IQR) 1.8 (0.8, 26.3) 2.0 (0.8, 15.0) 0.8 (0.8, 2.0) 3.9 (0.8, 24.8) 1.5 (0.8, 7.5) 2.0 (0.8, 7.5) 1.5 (0.8, 7.5) 1.5 (0.8, 14.0)
Current waterpipe-only smoking
 Prevalence, % (95 % CI) 12.3 (10.2, 14.8) 12.5 (10.9, 14.2) 24.9 (20.4, 30.0) 26.8 (21.4, 32.9) 15.1 (12.4, 18.3) 22.7 (19.9, 25.8) 16.9 (14.0, 20.1) 16.4 (14.4, 18.6)
 Waterpipes per month, median (IQR) 0.8 (0.8, 1.5) 0.8 (0.8, 4.0) 0.8 (0.8, 4.0) 1.5 (0.8, 5.3) 0.8 (0.8, 2.0) 1.5 (0.8, 4.0) 0.8 (0.8, 2.0) 1.5 (0.8, 5.3)
Current dual smoking
 Prevalence, % (95 % CI) 7.3 (5.2, 10.1) 8.4 (4.9, 14.0) 11.9 (10.4, 13.6) 9.7 (6.2, 15.0) 5.3 (3.8, 7.4) 8.5 (6.2, 11.7) 15.9 (10.4, 23.6) 15.2 (10.0, 22.6)
 Cigarettes per month, median (IQR) 4.0 (0.8, 85.8) 4.0 (0.8, 26.3) 1.5 (0.8, 30.0) 7.4 (1.5, 73.9) 2.0 (0.8, 26.3) 4.0 (0.8, 26.3) 5.3 (1.5, 60.0) 7.3 (1.5, 72.9)
 Waterpipes per month, median (IQR) 3.8 (0.8, 14.0) 3.8 (0.8, 7.5) 7.3 (1.5, 50.8) 7.5 (1.5, 30.0) 1.8 (0.8, 4.0) 3.8 (0.8, 14.5) 3.8 (0.8, 14.5) 7.3 (1.5, 24.5)
  1. Abbreviations: 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval, IQR interquartile range