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Scottish Health Survey 2012 - Volume 2 Technical Report

Technical report accompanying the release of the 2012 Scottish Health Survey

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Table 1.15 True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for smoking variables

2012

% (p) / Mean Sample size (un-weighted) True standard error 95% confidence interval Design Factor
lower upper
Cigarette smoking status
Men Never smoked or used to smoke cigarettes occasionally 52.0 2119 1.51 49.0 54.9 1.44
Used to smoke cigarettes regularly 22.6 2119 1.01 20.7 24.7 1.16
Current cigarette smoker 25.4 2119 1.35 22.8 28.2 1.49
Mean number of cigarettes smoke a day - including non-smokers 3.7 2097 0.23 3.2 4.1 1.39
Women Never smoked or used to smoke cigarettes occasionally 55.5 2677 1.24 53.0 57.9 1.25
Used to smoke cigarettes regularly 20.8 2677 0.88 19.1 22.6 1.09
Current cigarette smoker 23.7 2677 1.09 21.6 25.9 1.28
Mean number of cigarettes smoke a day - including non-smokers 2.9 2668 0.17 2.6 3.2 1.35
Children's exposure to second-hand smoke in home
Boys Yes 18.6 879 1.80 15.3 22.4 1.40
No 81.4 879 1.80 77.6 84.7 1.40
Girls Yes 18.5 908 1.65 15.5 22.0 1.26
No 81.5 908 1.65 78.0 84.5 1.26
Non-smokers' exposure to second hand smoke
Men At own home 11.7 875 1.50 9.0 14.9 1.41
In other people's homes 9.5 875 1.20 7.4 12.1 1.24
In cars/vans etc 1.8 875 0.52 1.1 3.2 1.16
Outside buildings (e.g. pubs, shops, hospitals) 5.2 875 0.88 3.7 7.3 1.20
In other public places 6.2 875 1.03 4.5 8.6 1.28
At work - 875 - - - -
None of these 73.5 875 1.86 69.6 77.0 1.27
Women At own home 11.7 906 1.45 9.1 14.9 1.34
In other people's homes 11.9 906 1.57 9.2 15.4 1.43
In cars/vans etc 2.0 906 0.58 1.1 3.5 1.23
Outside buildings (e.g. pubs, shops, hospitals) 7.1 906 1.09 5.2 9.5 1.25
In other public places 5.9 906 1.03 4.2 8.3 1.29
At work 0.2 906 0.14 0.0 0.8 0.94
None of these 72.6 906 2.15 68.2 76.6 1.42

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