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Bangladesh ratified the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) on June 14, 2004. In 2009, the ITC Project partnered with researchers at the University of Dhaka to establish The ITC Bangladesh (BD) Survey. The ITC BD Survey has conducted four waves of adult tobacco users and non-users aged 15 and older.

Survey Overview

Survey Mode: Face-to-Face Interview
Wave Survey Dates Survey Sample Size
BD1 January 21 to May 11, 2009 5,771 (3,710 Smokers and 2,061 Non-Smokers)
BD2 March 18 to June 5, 2010 5,795 (2983 Smokers, 218 Quitters, and 2,594 Non-Smokers)
BD3 November 16, 2011 to June 5, 2012 5,522 (2,497 Smokers, 780 Smokeless Tobacco Users, 239 Quitters, and 2,005 Non-Users)
BD4 October 12, 2014 to April 16, 2015 4,242 (1,886 Smokers, 610 Smokeless Tobacco Users, 315 Quitters, and 1,431 Non-Users)

BD Timeline

Partner Institutions

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