Almost one in 10 women aged 15 & above a tobacco user: NFHS

About 9% of girls and women aged 15 years and above surveyed had used tobacco in some form with the percentage of users in rural India higher at 10.5%, according to the the National Family Health Survey -5 (2019-21). Tobacco usage among males across India was at 38% with men in rural areas accounting for 42.7% of users. The urban users of tobacco among men and women accounted for 28.8% and 5.4% respectively.

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