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Scottish Health Survey 2014 - volume 1: main report

Presents results for the Scottish Health Survey 2014, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in Scotland.

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Table 3.6 Quit attempts by smokers, and whether would like to quit smoking, 2014, by age and sex

Smokers aged 18 and overa 2014
Number of quit attempts and
whether would like to quit
Age Total
18-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
  % % % % % %
Men
Number of attempts
None 33 29 16 12 22 23
One or two 40 37 34 38 37 37
Three or more 27 34 50 50 41 39
Would like to quit
Yes 58 72 66 63 48 61
No 42 28 34 37 52 39
Women
Number of attempts
None 25 10 13 15 24 18
One or two 40 29 41 34 33 36
Three or more 34 60 46 51 42 46
Would like to quit
Yes 72 82 77 73 54 73
No 28 18 23 27 46 27
All adults
Number of attempts
None 29 18 15 13 23 21
One or two 40 33 37 36 35 37
Three or more 30 49 48 50 42 43
Would like to quit
Yes 64 77 72 67 51 67
No 36 23 28 33 49 33
Bases (weighted):
Men 152 77 110 91 62 491
Women 138 97 115 75 71 496
All adults 291 174 225 166 132 987
Bases (unweighted):
Men 104 79 92 91 79 445
Women 125 106 104 87 92 514
All adults 229 185 196 178 171 959

a These questions were not asked in the self-completion for adults aged 16-17

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