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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 4.7 Self-reported cigarette smoking status (observed and age-standardised), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and sex

Table 4.7 Self-reported cigarette smoking status (observed and age-standardised), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Cigarette smoking status

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation Quintile

SIMD 85/15

5 th (least deprived)

4 th

3 rd

2 nd

1 st (most deprived)

85% least deprived

15% most deprived

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Observed

Never smoked cigarettes at all

56

48

44

43

35

46

36

Used to smoke cigarettes occasionally

4

4

4

4

4

4

2

Used to smoke cigarettes regularly

26

28

28

19

22

25

20

Current cigarette smoker

15

21

25

34

40

24

42

Mean number of cigarettes smoked per smoker per day

11.6

14.1

15.8

16.7

17.3

15.1

17.7

Standard error of the mean

1.03

1.23

0.85

0.86

0.91

0.51

0.96

Standardised

Never smoked cigarettes at all

57

47

44

43

33

47

35

Used to smoke cigarettes occasionally

4

4

4

4

4

4

2

Used to smoke cigarettes regularly

24

28

27

19

24

25

22

Current cigarette smoker

15

21

25

34

39

24

42

Mean number of cigarettes smoked per smoker per day

11.0

14.2

15.7

17.4

17.6

15.1

17.9

Standard error of the mean

1.08

1.22

0.86

0.91

0.90

0.52

0.97

Bases (weighted):

547

748

560

630

581

2640

426

Bases (unweighted):

482

743

591

543

470

2474

355

Women

Observed

Never smoked cigarettes at all

60

51

45

45

36

50

35

Used to smoke cigarettes occasionally

7

6

5

5

3

6

4

Used to smoke cigarettes regularly

19

26

25

20

22

23

20

Current cigarette smoker

14

17

25

30

39

22

41

Mean number of cigarettes smoked per smoker per day

12.3

13.1

12.5

13.5

15.3

13.3

14.9

Standard error of the mean

0.81

0.82

0.60

0.59

0.59

0.36

0.56

Standardised

Never smoked cigarettes at all

60

52

45

45

36

50

35

Used to smoke cigarettes occasionally

7

6

5

5

3

6

3

Used to smoke cigarettes regularly

19

25

25

21

22

23

21

Current cigarette smoker

14

17

25

30

39

22

41

Mean number of cigarettes smoked per smoker per day

12.1

12.8

12.5

13.9

15.4

13.2

15.1

Standard error of the mean

0.82

0.81

0.59

0.62

0.59

0.36

0.57

Bases (weighted):

626

741

629

687

666

2847

501

Bases (unweighted):

618

898

753

677

654

3095

505