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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
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Statistics
ISBN:
9780755981076

The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 1.14 True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for cigarette smoking variables

Table 1.14 True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for cigarette smoking variables

2008

% (p) / Mean

Sample size (un-weighted)

True standard error

95% confidence interval

Deft

Men

Never smoked cigarettes at all (%)

45.0

2829

1.23

42.6-47.4

1.37

Used to smoke occasionally (%)

3.8

2829

0.45

2.9-4.7

1.31

Used to smoke cigarettes regularly (%)

24.4

2829

0.94

22.6-26.3

1.21

Current cigarette smoker (%)

26.8

2829

1.06

24.7-28.8

1.33

Mean number of cigarettes smoked per smoker per day

15.7

654

0.46

14.8-16.6

1.28

Women

Never smoked cigarettes at all (%)

47.5

3600

0.98

45.6-49.5

1.14

Used to smoke occasionally (%)

5.3

3600

0.44

4.4-6.2

1.14

Used to smoke cigarettes regularly (%)

22.4

3600

0.76

20.9-23.9

1.06

Current cigarette smoker (%)

24.7

3600

0.87

23.0-26.4

1.17

Mean number of cigarettes smoked per smoker per day

13.7

856

0.31

13.1-14.3

1.08