Table 2.4a Cigarette smoking status (age-standardised), 2013-2016 combined, by body mass index (BMI) and sex

Aged 16 and over 2013-2016 combined
BMI Cigarette smoking status
Current cigarette smoker Ex-regular smoker Never regular cigarette smoker / never smoked at all
% % %
Men
Under 18.5 3 0 1
18.5 to less than 25 40 25 28
25 to less than 30 38 43 42
30 and over 19 32 28
Women
Under 18.5 4 1 1
18.5 to less than 25 38 33 38
25 to less than 30 30 32 33
30 and over 28 34 28
All adults
Under 18.5 4 1 1
18.5 to less than 25 39 29 33
25 to less than 30 34 37 37
30 and over 24 33 28
Bases (weighted):
Men 1780 1899 4020
Women 1647 1796 4520
All adults 3427 3695 8540
Bases (unweighted):
Men 1553 1971 3532
Women 1675 2086 4868
All adults 3228 4057 8400

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