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Times usually use chewing tobacco each week

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TOCHEWWK reports the number of times the woman usually uses chewing tobacco each week.

Women who indicated they do not use smokeless tobacco were not asked this question, and women who indicated they use smokeless tobacco every day were asked how many times they usually use chewing tobacco each day (TOCHEWDAY).


TOCHEWWK has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

TOCHEWWK is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.


  • South Africa 2016: Women age 15-49 in households selected for the adult health questionnaire.
  • South Africa: 2016-W, 2016-C, 2016-B, 2016-W