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Table 2 Percent of men using tobacco by ethnicity*

From: Comparisons of social and demographic determinants of tobacco use in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ethnicity Cigarettes Snuff Natural tobacco/cigars
Bakongo Nord & Sud 20 22 2.7
Bas-kasai et Kwilu-Kwango 21.1 20.3 3.2
Cuvette central 21.8 5.7 5.7
Ubangi et Itimburi 20 8.4 2.9
Uele Lac Albert 30 7.7 6.4
Basele-K, Maniema & Kivu 16.5 0.9 4.2
Kasai, Katanga, Tanganyika 21.4 1.3 6
Lunda 28.2 2.6 14.1
Pygmy 56.5 0 21.7
Total 21.1 7.7 4.7
  1. *Ethnicity defined broadly by the DHS