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İndicator 3.a.1 Age-standardized prevalence of current tobacco use among persons aged 15 years and older


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The following table describes the metadata developed in accordance with the structure of United Integrated Metadata (SIS 2.0).
İndicator name: Age-standardized prevalence of current tobacco use among persons aged 15 years and older
1 1 Contact
1.1 Contact organisation State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan
1.2 Contact organisation unit Department of the quality of life statistics
1.3 Contact name Pasha Yasha
1.4 Contact person function Head of the department of the quality of life statistics
1.5 Contact mail address Baku-AZ1136, Inshaatchilar Avenue
1.6 Contact email address yashar@azstat.org
1.7 Contact phone number +99412 538 52 80
1.8 Contact fax number +99412 538 24 42
2 1 Metadata update
2.1 Metadata last certified
2.2 Metadata last posted
2.3 Metadata last update
3 1 Statistical presentation
3.1 Data description
3.2 Classification system
3.3 Sector coverage
3.4 Statistical concepts and definitions
3.5 Statistical unit
3.6 Statistical population
3.7 Reference area
3.8 Time coverage
3.9 Base period 2015
4 1 Unit of measure percent
5 1 Reference period annual
6 1 Institutional mandate
6.1 Legal acts and other agreements Based on the recommendations of the Eurostat, the UN and the World Bank
6.2 Data sharing Only the State Statistical Committee participates in the calculations.
7 1 Confidentiality
7.1 Confidentiality - policy Provision of preliminary information is prohibited in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On official statistics" (Article 15) http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/3/Legislation/law_az.pdf • Access to micro-data is regulated by the Chairman of the Committee in accordance with the "Rules for issuing micro-data for users to be used for research purposes" approved on 13.06.2011. http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/6/personal_info/micro_inf.pdff • There is an instruction titled "How to work with personal data, how to protect their privacy?", approved by the Decree dated February 19, 2014 number 7/02s of the State Statistical Committee. http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/6/personal_info/personal_information.pdf • Protection of confidentiality of primary (private) information. Policy of the State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan on protection of confidential statistical data. http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/2/quality/en/mexfilik.pdf
7.2 Confidentiality - data treatment It is not permitted to distribute official statistical material that reflects or discloses confidential information among users. The final (generalized) information permitted to disclose shall contain at least three statistical information and, as such, the share of any of the statistical units should not exceed 85%. It is not permitted to distribute official statistical materials that reflect or disclose confidential information about the "Official Statistics" of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The disclosure is permitted in accordance with: "How to work with personal data, how to protect their privacy?", instruction approved by the Decree number 7/02s of the State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated 19 February 2014.
8 1 Release policy
8.1 Release calendar İmplemented in accordance with the approved work plan.
8.2 Release calendar access The broadcasting schedule is posted on the Committee's website on the Electronic Services section. Login is open to all users and is not subject to any restrictions https://www.stat.gov.az/source/budget_households/ 
8.3 User access

One of the important directions of the Statistical Committee's work is the efficient dissemination of the results of the statistical activities and it was further clarified in the document titled "Policy on the dissemination of official statistics data", approved by the State Statistical Committee's Decree number 8/02s dated 19.02.2014  https://www.stat.gov.az/menu/6/dissemination_policy/DissPolicy_az_2014.pdf

9 1 Frequency of dissemination annual
10 1 Accessibility and clarity
10.1 News release It is both paper and electronic version.
10.2 Publications Is reflected in the publications of the State Statistical Committee
10.3 On-line database Information about this indicator is available on the online database.
10.4 Micro-data access Access to micro-data is prohibited. Only preliminary information can be used in accordance with the "Rules for issuing micro-data for users to be used for research purposes" approved by the Chairman of the State Statistical Committee only on 13.06.2011
10.5 Other All information is free for the users.
10.6 Documentation on methodology Methodological explanations can be found in this linkhttp://www.stat.gov.az/menu/7/other_metadata/   
10.7 Quality documentation
11 1 Quality management
11.1 Quality assurance The State Statistical Committee has implemented a quality management system in accordance with the ISO 9001 international standard. In 2013, an external audit of the quality management system was conducted by the State Statistical Committee, and in August of the same year in the field of "Production and dissemination of official statistical data" the international standard ISO 9001: compliance certificate has been obtained. After the change in the international standard in 2015, all documents of the quality management system have been revised according to the requirements of the ISO 9001: 2015 international standard. On March 9-10, 2017, the State Statistical Committee received an external audit (Certification Audit) compliance with the ISO 9001: 2015 international quality standard and obtained a certificate of conformity to ISO 9001: 2015 in the field of "Production and dissemination of official statistics data"   http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/2/quality/az/sertifikat_2015.pdf  Since 2012, the "Statistical Business Process Model" has been applied for standardization of statistical production. Based on the national version of the "Statistical Business - General Model of the Process", a description of the statistical processes on the application of GSBPM in the management of statistical processes was prepared on population living standards and household survey statistics http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/2/quality/az/gsbpm/hs01_sb.pdf  In 2010 and 2017, the European Statistical Bureau (Eurostat), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the European The Free Trade Association (AATA) conducted a Global Assessment of the National Statistical System of the Republic of Azerbaijan and, according to experts' recommendations, the statistical system is being improved.

11.2 Quality assessment  Each year, audits in all departments are conducted on the basis of the approved "Audit Program". Audit groups are organized for the audit, and an individual audit plan is approved for each department. Audit group conducts audit based on audit plan. Internal monitoring of quality aspects in the system of the SSC is carried out by a competent structural division (Quality Management and Metadata), and a comprehensive review of the results of audits is submitted to the management. Audit team members (auditors) is instructed by head auditor and seminars are organized non less than once a year. The work of the State Statistical Committee is "Quality Management Systems. Requirements" ISO 9001: 2015 meeting the requirements of international standards is considered the most powerful feature of the company. Increased workload due to incomplete e-documentation and parallel paper-based document circulation, slow adaptation of staff (employees) to new standards requirements are considered weakest features.
12 1 Relevance
12.1 User needs Once a year, household survey meetings are held with users and their needs and proposals are assessed. There is no information about default of the user request.
12.2 User satisfaction

A user satisfaction survey has been posted on the official website of the State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan. http://www.stat.gov.az/?mode=deskto

12.3 Completeness The research is carried out by adopting international experience and no question met about the matter. The data is fully covered according to the survey methodology.
13 1 Accuracy and reliability
13.1 Overall accuracy The compilation of the selective statistical survey project covers all regions of the country. Selection plan is compiled at the rate of 0.5 percent, depending on the number of households in the regions. Representation is provided across all regions of the country. The department first of all continues its methodological work to improve the quality of primary data received from local statistical bodies. Regular seminars are organized with consultants, surveys are conducted in places, and consultants are operatively informed if any methodological innovations occur
13.2 Sampling error During selective surveys, error rate is lower than the maximum error rate (3.5 percentage points).
13.3 Non-sampling error Non-selective errors are not conducted because all respondents have been responded. The non-selective error can be conducted in accordance with the "Rules on classification and elimination of errors in reporting data" approved by the order of the State Statistical Committee on 4 January 2013, number 4/t. Seminar-debates and practical assistance are provided in order to minimize the various types of errors.
14 1 Timeliness and punctuality
14.1 Timeliness Calculated on the basis of annual final data
14.2 Punctuality The calculation and dissemination of the indicator are conducted in accordance with the "Statistical Work Program".
15 1 Coherence and comparability
15.1 Comparability - geographical Indicators are calculated nationwide.
15.2 Comparability - over time Information on this indicator has been available since 2001 and there are no interruptions in dynamics.
15.3 Coherence - cross domain Cross-sectoral compatibility is not conducted because are not accumulated by other field statistics departments.
15.4 Coherence - internal
16 1 Cost and burden
17 1 Data revision
17.1 Data revision - policy Data clarification policy is conducted according to the "Regulation on Review of Information on Key Statistical Data," approved by Decree No. 60/t of the State Statistics Committee dated 10.05.2016. This document is available to the public and posted on the Committee's website in the Statistical Publications section. http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/6/information_regulations/reg_05_2016.pdf
17.2 Data revision - practice
18 1 Statistical processing
18.1 Source data The source for information is individual households. Initial data are based on the following research forms: 1 budget - Basic survey form, 2 Budget - Daily Cost Accounting, 3 Budget - Quarterly income and expenses, 4 Budget - Guidebook for quarterly income and expenses recording
18.2 Frequency of data collection annual
18.3 Data collection Data is available online.
18.4 Data validation After the data is entered in the real-time database, the processing is carried out. The SPSS software package is used to verify the data, and consultants conducting household surveys are informed about the inconsistencies that are being disclosed, and any discrepancies are clarified.
18.5 Data compilation No data compilation.
18.6 Adjustment If necessary, seasonal adjustments are made and this is done in accordance with the Methodological Manual for the "Seasonal Amendments and Use of Demetra Software", approved by the Decision number 30/14 of the State Statistical Committee dated July 25, 2011.
19 1 Comment No additional comments.