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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 4.9 Length of time since stopping regular smoking, by age and sex

Table 4.9 Length of time since stopping regular smoking, by age and sex

Ex-regular smokers aged 18 and over
2008

When stopped smoking cigarettes regularly

Age

Total

18-34

35-54

55-74

75+

%

%

%

%

%

Men

In past six months

14

3

3

1

4

6 months to less than 1 year

4

2

1

1

2

1 to less than 2 years

6

4

2

-

3

2 to less than 5 years

24

14

7

2

11

5 to less than 10 years

28

20

10

3

15

10 to less than 20 years

23

33

19

17

24

20 or more years

1

24

58

76

41

Women

In past six months

16

8

3

2

7

6 months to less than 1 year

1

1

1

0

1

1 to less than 2 years

11

2

3

1

4

2 to less than 5 years

27

16

9

7

14

5 to less than 10 years

30

18

10

5

15

10 to less than 20 years

15

22

20

18

19

20 or more years

-

33

54

67

40

Base (weighted):

Men

122

272

337

118

848

Women

163

295

328

138

924

Bases (unweighted):

Men

80

254

430

171

935

Women

150

325

425

167

1067