Table 2.4b Mean number of cigarettes smoked per current smoker per day (age-standardised), 2013-2016 combined, by body mass index (BMI) and sex

Aged 16 and over and current smoker 2013-2016 combined
BMI BMI
Under 18.5 18.5 to less than 25 25 to less than 30 30 and over
Men
Mean per current smoker per day [21.7] 13.7 12.9 14.9
Standard error of the mean [3.23] 0.45 0.41 0.86
Women
Mean per current smoker per day 14.8 11.2 11.8 12.7
Standard error of the mean 1.86 0.33 0.38 0.45
All adults
Mean per current smoker per day 18.2 12.5 12.4 13.6
Standard error of the mean 1.91 0.29 0.29 0.45
Bases (weighted):
Male smokers 59 666 651 335
Female smokers 59 619 494 456
All smokers 118 1285 1145 791
Bases (unweighted):
Male smokers 30 540 586 327
Female smokers 54 640 506 457
All smokers 84 1180 1092 784

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