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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 9.3 Quit attempts by smokers, and whether would like to quit smoking (age-standardised), 2003 to 2014, by area deprivation and sex

Smokers aged 18 and overa 2003 to 2014
Number of quit attempts
and whether would like to quit
2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
% % % % % % % %
Men
No quit attempts
5th (least deprived) 22 27 16 28 36 11 [31] [18]
4th 25 19 23 26 19 26 22 27
3rd 20 17 23 26 21 18 15 23
2nd 25 25 25 18 23 28 23 24
1st (most deprived) 26 25 22 23 20 18 26 24
One or two quit attempts
5th (least deprived) 42 30 49 41 23 31 [19] [36]
4th 36 44 40 36 41 33 41 35
3rd 40 39 41 34 43 37 37 41
2nd 38 37 40 47 43 40 46 34
1st (most deprived) 39 44 48 42 44 35 43 39
Three or more quit attempts
5th (least deprived) 36 44 35 30 40 59 [51] [46]
4th 38 37 37 39 40 40 37 38
3rd 41 44 36 41 36 45 47 35
2nd 38 38 35 35 35 32 31 42
1st (most deprived) 35 31 29 35 36 47 32 37
Would like to quit
5th (least deprived) 72 70 72 59 73 80 [75] [60]
4th 68 78 71 69 83 71 62 66
3rd 69 75 71 64 68 73 80 61
2nd 71 70 71 70 74 74 72 61
1st (most deprived) 65 65 71 66 67 74 60 63
Women
No quit attempts
5th (least deprived) 25 22 25 22 19 24 [24] [22]
4th 20 18 15 21 25 28 16 26
3rd 18 19 19 18 16 22 31 21
2nd 22 21 15 17 17 22 20 15
1st (most deprived) 24 20 19 19 19 15 23 13
One or two quit attempts
5th (least deprived) 34 28 32 31 38 43 [34] [33]
4th 40 38 39 32 36 35 52 43
3rd 42 39 37 39 43 28 23 25
2nd 41 43 44 43 42 46 48 38
1st (most deprived) 37 42 44 39 43 44 41 38
Three or more quit attempts
5th (least deprived) 41 50 43 47 42 33 [42] [45]
4th 39 44 46 46 40 37 32 31
3rd 39 42 43 43 42 49 46 54
2nd 37 36 41 40 41 31 32 47
1st (most deprived) 39 38 37 42 38 41 36 49
Would like to quit
5th (least deprived) 70 67 67 70 75 74 [62] [73]
4th 68 63 66 66 74 62 64 66
3rd 71 67 74 72 72 73 73 73
2nd 69 65 69 73 70 74 70 79
1st (most deprived) 72 65 69 73 72 75 79 69
All adults
No quit attempts
5th (least deprived) 23 24 20 26 28 17 28 19
4th 23 19 19 24 21 27 19 27
3rd 19 18 21 22 18 20 22 22
2nd 23 23 20 17 20 25 21 19
1st (most deprived) 25 22 21 21 19 17 24 19
One or two quit attempts
5th (least deprived) 38 29 41 37 31 37 25 35
4th 38 41 39 34 39 34 46 39
3rd 41 39 39 36 43 33 31 33
2nd 39 40 42 45 42 43 47 36
1st (most deprived) 38 43 46 40 43 40 42 38
Three or more quit attempts
5th (least deprived) 39 47 39 37 41 46 47 46
4th 39 40 41 42 40 39 35 34
3rd 40 43 40 42 39 47 47 45
2nd 37 37 38 38 38 32 31 44
1st (most deprived) 37 35 34 39 37 43 34 43
Would like to quit
5th (least deprived) 71 69 70 64 74 77 70 66
4th 68 71 69 67 79 67 63 66
3rd 70 71 72 68 70 73 77 67
2nd 70 68 70 71 72 74 71 70
1st (most deprived) 69 65 70 69 69 74 69 66
Bases (weighted):
Men - 5th (least deprived) 142 87 106 104 67 60 60 69
Men - 4th 177 133 133 139 138 93 81 67
Men - 3rd 191 161 183 156 177 115 125 77
Men - 2nd 237 201 230 214 175 145 112 121
Men - 1st (most deprived) 310 218 230 271 289 151 159 158
Women - 5th (least deprived) 135 84 92 77 70 55 45 51
Women - 4th 167 114 128 118 125 80 76 77
Women - 3rd 203 160 194 164 190 110 104 79
Women - 2nd 280 190 234 227 187 138 113 140
Women - 1st (most deprived) 364 254 299 305 286 189 158 150
All adults - 5th (least deprived) 278 171 198 181 137 115 104 120
All adults - 4th 344 247 261 258 263 173 157 144
All adults - 3rd 394 321 377 320 367 225 230 156
All adults - 2nd 517 391 465 441 362 283 225 261
All adults - 1st (most deprived) 674 472 528 577 574 340 317 308
Bases (unweighted):
Men - 5th (least deprived) 116 60 71 68 53 52 43 49
Men - 4th 173 122 131 127 128 93 81 60
Men - 3rd 198 153 173 144 172 111 136 93
Men - 2nd 220 167 193 196 154 120 114 110
Men - 1st (most deprived) 265 182 224 267 257 123 138 133
Women - 5th (least deprived) 126 75 87 71 74 50 47 49
Women - 4th 183 148 146 133 149 94 88 78
Women - 3rd 237 179 216 174 211 128 131 94
Women - 2nd 290 196 237 230 196 131 133 146
Women - 1st (most deprived) 362 244 324 387 309 178 148 147
All adults - 5th (least deprived) 242 135 158 139 127 102 90 98
All adults - 4th 356 270 277 260 277 187 169 138
All adults - 3rd 435 332 389 318 383 239 267 187
All adults - 2nd 510 363 430 426 350 251 247 256
All adults - 1st (most deprived) 627 426 548 654 566 301 286 280

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

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