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Mexico ratified the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) on May 28, 2004. Seven survey waves of the ITC Mexico (MX) Survey have been conducted among the first cohort of adult smokers aged 18 and older in Mexico by researchers from the University of South Carolina and Instituto Nacional de Salud P├║blica. In 2018, a new cohort of adult smokers and vapers aged 18 and older of the ITC Mexico (MEX) Survey was established.

Survey Overview

Survey Mode: Face-to-Face Interview
Wave Survey Dates Survey Sample Size
MX1-Cohort1 September 10 to November 17, 2006 1,079 Smokers
MX2-Cohort1 October 1 to December 1, 2007 1,043 Smokers and Quitters
MX3-Cohort1 November 4 to December 15, 2008 2,008 Smokers and Quitters
MX4-Cohort1 January 15 to February 26, 2010 2,127 Smokers and Quitters
MX5-Cohort1 April 15 to May 31, 2011 2,133 Smokers and Quitters
MX6-Cohort1 October 18 to December 3, 2012 2,129 Smokers and Quitters
MX7-Cohort1 November 7, 2014 to March 24, 2015 944 Smokers and Quitters
Survey Mode: Web Interview
Wave Survey Dates Survey Sample Size
MEX1-Cohort2 24 November to 10 December, 2018 1,501 Smokers and Vapers
MEX2-Cohort2 6 March to 8 April, 2019 1,500 Smokers and Vapers
MEX3-Cohort2 17 July to 9 August, 2019 1,501 Smokers and Vapers
MEX4-Cohort2 November 20 to December 5, 2019 1,504 Smokers and Vapers
MEX5-Cohort2 March 16 to 26, 2020 1,499 Smokers and Vapers
MEX6-Cohort2 July 16 to July 28, 2020 1,501 Smokers and Vapers
MEX7-Cohort2 November 2020 1,500* Smokers and Vapers (*Target sample size)
MEX8-Cohort2 March 2021 1,500* Smokers and Vapers (*Target sample size)

MX Timeline

MEX Timeline

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