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Table 5.2 Cigarette smoking status, 2017, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
Cigarette smoking status Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
  % % % % % % % %
Men
Current cigarette smokera 18 28 25 22 20 14 8 20
Ex-regular cigarette smoker 8 18 27 31 29 43 50 28
Never regular cigarette smoker / never smoked at all 74 54 48 47 50 44 42 52
Mean per current smoker per day * 11.2 [10.9] 15.1 16.6 [16.2] * 13.2
Standard error of the mean * 0.95 [0.95] 1.36 1.29 [1.72] * 0.54
Women
Current cigarette smokera 16 19 17 15 22 14 5 16
Ex-regular cigarette smoker 6 19 24 30 30 32 23 24
Never regular cigarette smoker / never smoked at all 78 61 59 55 48 54 72 60
Mean per current smoker per day * 9.3 12.2 13.4 12.0 [11.7] * 11.4
Standard error of the mean * 0.91 1.32 0.97 0.79 [1.20] * 0.41
All adults
Current cigarette smokera 17 24 21 19 21 14 6 18
Ex-regular cigarette smoker 7 18 25 30 30 37 34 26
Never regular cigarette smoker / never smoked at all 76 58 54 51 49 49 60 56
Mean per current smoker per day 9.6 10.4 11.4 14.3 14.1 13.8 * 12.3
Standard error of the mean 0.88 0.68 0.79 0.92 0.72 1.09 * 0.36
Bases (weighted):
Men 237 294 270 321 281 221 143 1767
Male smokers 42 82 62 69 52 30 11 348
Women 218 306 285 344 298 243 201 1895
Female smokers 34 56 45 52 63 34 11 295
All adults 456 600 554 665 579 464 344 3662
All smokers 76 138 107 121 115 64 22 643
Bases (unweighted):
Men 130 219 201 242 325 283 189 1589
Male smokers 24 60 46 57 60 38 13 298
Women 148 287 324 364 384 341 235 2083
Female smokers 28 53 54 59 83 44 12 333
All adults 278 506 525 606 709 624 424 3672
All smokers 52 113 100 116 143 82 25 631

a Current cigarette smoker excludes those who reported only smoking cigars or pipes


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