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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
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Statistics
ISBN:
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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 4.6 Self-reported cigarette smoking status (observed and age-standardised), by equivalised household income quintile and sex

Table 4.6 Self-reported cigarette smoking status (observed and age-standardised), by equivalised household income quintile and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Cigarette smoking status

Equivalised annual household income quintile

1 st
(highest)

2 nd

3 rd

4 th

5 th
(lowest)

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Observed

Never smoked cigarettes at all

56

48

44

34

35

Used to smoke cigarettes occasionally

4

5

5

2

2

Used to smoke cigarettes regularly

21

25

23

36

21

Current cigarette smoker

19

23

28

29

42

Mean number of cigarettes smoked per smoker per day

15.0

15.3

14.8

17.7

15.9

Standard error of the mean

1.20

1.02

0.88

1.10

1.10

Standardised

Never smoked cigarettes at all

53

48

44

35

34

Used to smoke cigarettes occasionally

4

5

5

1

2

Used to smoke cigarettes regularly

25

26

24

30

20

Current cigarette smoker

18

22

27

34

44

Mean number of cigarettes smoked per smoker per day

15.1

14.9

15.1

16.8

16.6

Standard error of the mean

1.20

1.04

0.86

1.25

1.13

Bases (weighted):

650

557

592

426

434

Bases (unweighted):

534

529

528

462

406

Women

Observed

Never smoked cigarettes at all

58

48

48

40

39

Used to smoke cigarettes occasionally

5

7

6

4

3

Used to smoke cigarettes regularly

21

22

22

27

22

Current cigarette smoker

16

22

24

29

37

Mean number of cigarettes smoked per smoker per day

11.7

13.2

13.0

14.1

15.0

Standard error of the mean

0.82

0.63

0.67

0.70

0.66

Standardised

Never smoked cigarettes at all

56

47

47

39

37

Used to smoke cigarettes occasionally

4

8

6

4

3

Used to smoke cigarettes regularly

24

24

23

26

21

Current cigarette smoker

16

21

23

31

39

Mean number of cigarettes smoked per smoker per day

11.9

12.8

13.2

14.1

15.4

Standard error of the mean

0.98

0.64

0.66

0.77

0.73

Bases (weighted):

609

575

595

538

561

Bases (unweighted):

581

628

625

639

614