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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 4.4 Self-reported daily cigarette consumption, by age and sex

Table 4.4 Self-reported daily cigarette consumption, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over currently smoking cigarettes
2008

Cigarette consumption

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Light smoker a

50

35

13

14

13

16

[19]

24

Moderate smoker a

41

46

45

32

44

33

[60]

42

Heavy smoker a

9

20

42

54

43

51

[21]

34

Mean number of cigarettes per smoker per day

9.3

12.6

17.7

20.6

17.6

17.9

[14.1]

15.7

Standard error of the mean

1.14

0.72

0.89

1.11

0.93

1.28

[1.20]

0.46

Women

Light smoker a

41

42

24

20

25

21

[45]

30

Moderate smoker a

51

44

41

42

36

44

[32]

42

Heavy smoker a

7

14

35

39

40

35

[23]

28

Mean number of cigarettes per smoker per day

10.8

10.8

15.1

15.5

15.3

15.1

[11.6]

13.7

Standard error of the mean

0.53

0.60

0.79

0.65

0.71

0.95

[1.09]

0.31

Bases (weighted):

Men

122

167

169

133

111

53

22

776

Women

128

139

174

162

113

65

37

819

Bases (unweighted):

Men

69

114

131

129

112

69

30

654

Women

107

138

179

176

134

85

37

856

a Light smokers were defined as smoking under 10 cigarettes per day, moderate as smoking 10 to under 20 cigarettes per day and heavy as smoking 20 or more cigarettes per day