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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9780755981076

The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 4.8 Medical advice to give up smoking, by age and sex

Table 4.8 Medical advice to give up smoking, by age and sex

Current and ex-smokers aged 18 and over
2008

Receipt of advice

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Received advice to give up smoking

27

31

34

35

40

41

26

34

- Within the last year

19

15

13

15

16

10

4

14

- Over a year ago

8

16

20

20

24

30

22

21

No advice received

73

69

66

65

60

59

74

66

Women

Received advice to give up smoking

35

29

36

42

37

31

21

34

- Within the last year

18

13

16

20

14

9

4

14

- Over a year ago

17

16

20

21

23

22

17

20

No advice received

65

71

64

58

63

69

79

66

Bases (weighted):

Men

136

268

293

300

296

218

143

1652

Women

147

262

312

322

282

226

175

1726

Bases (unweighted):

Men

78

182

243

289

326

299

203

1620

Women

116

259

333

348

351

295

205

1907