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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 3.8 Smoking cessation support, 2014, by age and sex

Smokers who have attempted to quit and recent
ex-smokers (<1 year) aged 18 and overa,b
2014
NRT use Age Total
18-44 45-64 65+
  % % % %
Men
Smoking cessation support
Pharmacy 21 18 * 19
GP practice nurse - 4 * 2
GP 8 6 * 7
Specialist sessation advisor 7 9 * 9
Other - 2 * 2
Any cessation support 32 34 * 34
No cessation support 68 66 * 66
Women
Smoking cessation support
Pharmacy 22 11 [18] 17
GP practice nurse 4 8 [9] 6
GP 6 5 [13] 6
Specialist sessation advisor 7 10 [13] 9
Other 1 5 [1] 3
Any cessation support 36 36 [54] 38
No cessation support 64 64 [46] 62
All adults
Smoking cessation support
Pharmacy 22 15 16 18
GP practice nurse 2 6 6 4
GP 7 6 13 7
Specialist sessation advisor 7 10 14 9
Other 0 4 4 2
Any cessation support 34 35 51 36
No cessation support 66 65 49 64
Bases (weighted):
Men 112 122 20 255
Women 152 137 34 323
All adults 265 259 55 578
Bases (unweighted):
Men 99 107 28 234
Women 154 131 47 332
All adults 253 238 75 566

a These questions were not asked in the self-completion for adults aged 16-17
b Asked of those who had used NRT or other product in the previous 3 months as part of their most recent attempt to quit smoking

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