Quick links to detailed datasheets for Cameroon

Prevalence

Number of current smokers:
1.1 million
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Adult current tobacco smoking prevalence:
7.5%
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Adult current tobacco smoking prevalence (female):
0.3%
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Adult current tobacco smoking prevalence (male):
14.8%
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Countries with increasing tobacco smoking prevalence:
1%
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References:
  1. (1) WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco use 2000-2025, third edition. (2019). World Health Organization. https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/who-global-report-on-trends-in-prevalence-of-tobacco-use-2000-2025-third-edition. (2) Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Ed.). (2019). World Population Prospects 2019 (Online Edition Rev. 1.; Population Division). United Nations. https://population.un.org/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/
  2. WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017, Country profiles http://www.who.int/tobacco/surveillance/policy/country_profile/en/
Comments:
  1. Age range varies from majority of WHO prevalence estimates. Data comes from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), 2013; National, ages 15+

Smoking-related mortality

Annual number of deaths attributable to tobacco smoking:
8.0 thousand
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Annual number of deaths attributable to tobacco smoking (female):
2.0 thousand
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Annual number of deaths attributable to tobacco smoking (male):
6.0 thousand
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Annual percentage of all deaths attributable to tobacco smoking:
4.4%
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Annual percentage of all deaths attributable to tobacco smoking (female):
2%
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Annual percentage of all deaths attributable to tobacco smoking (male):
5.2%
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References:
  1. The Tobacco Atlas. Available at: https://tobaccoatlas.org/topic/deaths/ Data source: GBD 2016 Risk Factors Collaborators.