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Table 1 Areca nut use and frequency among adolescents in Yap (N = 65) and Pohnpei (N = 35), federated states of micronesia

From: Areca use among adolescents in Yap and Pohnpei, the Federated States of Micronesia

Question Yap n (%) Pohnpei, n (%)
Have you ever used Betel   
Nut (Areca)?   
  Yes 40 (61.5) 25 (71.4)
How often did you use Betel   
Nut (Areca) in the last   
month?   
  Not at all 29 (45.3) 11 (31.4)
  Once a month 2 (3.1) 3 (8.6)
  Once a week 16 (25.0) 2 (5.7)
  2-3 times per week 2 (3.1) 7 (20.0)
  4-5 times per week 4 (6.3) 3 (8.6)
  Every day 10 (15.6) 5 (14.3)