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Mauritius ratified the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in May 2004. Since 1999, Mauritius has had tobacco legislation in place that was progressive for its time, but these laws were not comprehensive. Although a small country, Mauritius has the capacity to conduct high-quality research, and the team has demonstrated and expressed their commitment to improving their capacity and standards through working with international experts. In 2009, Mauritius became the first African country to implement large pictorial warning labels, with health warnings on 60% of the front and 75% of the back of cigarette packs.

Survey Overview

Survey Mode: Face-to-Face Survey
Wave Survey Dates Survey Sample Size
MU1 - Mauritius April 21 to May 24, 2009 598 Smokers and 239 Non-Smokers
MU2 - Mauritius August 30 to November 2, 2010 601 Smokers and Quitters and 239 Non-Smokers
MU3 - Mauritius June 20 to July 10, 2011 602 Smokers and Quitters and 238 Non-Smokers

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