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Smoking Prevalence from 1990 - 2018

Requested from FNRI by Monica Paula Lavares at 03:56 PM on Aug 14, 2019.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/1990 - 12/31/2018
Tracking no: #FNRI-847728387385

Monica Paula 03:56 PM, Aug 14, 2019

Hi! I would like to request for the smoking prevalence from 1990 - 2018, specifically on the following:

a) Total Adult Smoking Prevalence
b) Male Adult Smoking Prevalence
c) Female Adult Smoking Prevalence
d) Total Youth Smoking Prevalence
e) Male Youth Smoking Prevalence
f) Female Youth Smoking Prevalence

Thank you!

Divorah 04:35 PM, Aug 14, 2019

August 14, 2019

Dear Monica Paula,

Thank you for your request dated Aug 14, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Smoking Prevalence from 1990 - 2018.

We received your request on Aug 14, 2019 and will respond on or before Sep 04, 2019 03:56:32 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #FNRI-847728387385.

Thank you.


Divorah Aguila
FOI Officer

Dr. Mario 09:33 AM, Nov 13, 2019

November 13, 2019

Dear Monica Paula Lavares,


Thank you for your request dated Aug 14, 2019 03:56:32 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

On behalf of DOST-FNRI, we would like to apologize for the delay in our response as we cannot log in properly to this account for several months already.  

You asked for Smoking Prevalence from 1990 - 2018.

Response to your request

We were able to determine that this particular information is already available online and therefore cannot be counted as a valid FOI request. You may retrieve your requested information from our enutrition website using this link and then click the clinical survey component.

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Secretary Fortunato T. Dela Pena.  Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Dr. Mario Capanzana
FOI Officer

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