Table 2.3 Cigarette smoking status (age-standardised), 2013-2016 combined, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over 2013-2016 combined
Cigarette smoking status Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
% % % % %
Men
Current cigarette smokera 12 16 21 27 38
Ex-regular cigarette smoker 24 25 29 26 23
Never regular cigarette smoker/ never smoked at all 64 59 50 47 39
Mean per current smoker per day 11.0 13.0 13.5 14.7 14.3
Standard error of the mean 0.91 0.68 0.49 0.51 0.43
Women
Current cigarette smokera 10 14 18 25 33
Ex-regular cigarette smoker 23 22 25 23 24
Never regular cigarette smoker/ never smoked at all 67 65 57 53 43
Mean per current smoker per day 8.3 11.3 11.6 13.0 13.3
Standard error of the mean 0.50 0.49 0.40 0.39 0.36
All adults
Current cigarette smokera 11 15 20 26 35
Ex-regular cigarette smoker 23 23 27 24 24
Never regular cigarette smoker/ never smoked at all 65 62 54 50 41
Mean per current smoker per day 9.7 12.2 12.5 13.8 13.8
Standard error of the mean 0.54 0.45 0.33 0.34 0.30
Bases (weighted):
Men 1901 1876 1698 1837 1662
Male smokers 226 295 350 473 592
Women 1940 1942 1917 2003 1948
Female smokers 200 270 347 491 625
All adults 3841 3818 3615 3840 3611
All smokers 426 566 698 963 1217
Bases (unweighted):
Men 1622 1847 1870 1588 1371
Male smokers 175 282 376 407 492
Women 1962 2244 2394 2040 1847
Female smokers 201 295 424 503 584
All adults 3584 4091 4264 3628 3218
All smokers 376 577 800 910 1076

a Current cigarette smoker excludes those who reported only smoking cigars or pipes


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