Table 4.3: Cigarette smoking status, (age-standardised), 2003 to 2018, by area deprivation and sex

Base: Aged 16 and over 2003 - 2018
Cigarette smoking status 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
% % % % % % % % % % % %
Men Current cigarette smokera 1st (Most deprived) 46 38 38 39 42 40 41 39 39 35 30 33
2nd 33 32 32 31 27 32 24 28 25 30 28 25
3rd 26 28 29 23 24 24 26 19 23 21 20 21
4th 23 19 17 20 18 19 19 16 15 16 15 15
5th (Least deprived) 19 16 14 16 10 13 11 14 11 11 10 10
Mean per current smoker per day 1st (Most deprived) 17.0 17.5 16.8 16.3 15.7 15.2 14.4 14.1 14.2 14.1 15.5 14.4
2nd 16.1 16.7 16.1 14.8 14.5 14.5 15.0 14.3 13.4 13.3 13.9 14.1
3rd 16.7 16.1 15.4 15.2 14.9 15.2 13.2 13.8 15.1 13.5 13.0 10.9
4th 16.9 15.4 13.4 14.5 12.7 13.2 13.8 13.3 13.8 12.9 13.7 12.3
5th (Least deprived) 14.2 11.8 14.5 12.4 13.3 13.7 [11.8] [12.0] [12.1] [13.2] [10.5] 10.2
SE of the mean 1st (Most deprived) 0.57 0.90 0.60 0.79 0.59 1.02 0.96 0.76 0.84 1.02 1.48 1.05
2nd 0.74 0.81 0.81 0.81 0.71 0.72 0.79 0.91 1.01 1.24 1.15 0.76
3rd 0.85 0.95 0.85 1.30 0.82 1.21 0.96 1.10 1.02 1.17 1.02 1.50
4th 0.91 1.07 0.89 1.12 0.70 1.17 1.28 1.57 1.42 1.82 1.41 1.37
5th (Least deprived) 1.02 1.23 1.49 1.18 1.29 1.10 [1.70] [1.82] [1.17] [1.98] [1.45] 0.93
Women Current cigarette smokera 1st (Most deprived) 45 39 39 39 38 41 33 35 32 30 26 30
2nd 34 28 30 30 26 29 23 29 25 25 19 20
3rd 25 25 27 24 22 22 20 17 20 18 17 16
4th 19 16 17 16 16 18 15 15 14 10 10 11
5th (Least deprived) 16 14 11 11 10 11 9 11 10 12 9 9
Mean per current smoker per day 1st (Most deprived) 16.3 15.6 14.5 14.7 15.0 13.9 13.1 13.9 12.8 11.3 12.1 12.1
2nd 15.2 13.7 14.0 13.1 13.2 12.6 14.4 13.2 12.6 12.6 11.1 11.0
3rd 15.0 12.6 12.9 12.4 13.0 11.0 12.3 13.2 11.0 12.3 12.2 11.8
4th 13.1 12.4 11.4 10.3 11.1 11.0 10.1 11.5 10.5 10.4 11.2 9.2
5th (Least deprived) 11.8 12.9 12.1 10.7 12.2 9.7 [9.5] [8.7] [6.4] 10.3 [7.8] 8.7
SE of the mean 1st (Most deprived) 0.47 0.57 0.52 0.51 0.54 0.69 0.70 0.74 0.75 0.62 0.84 0.82
2nd 0.56 0.67 0.60 0.51 0.50 0.75 1.00 0.76 0.84 0.90 0.95 0.85
3rd 0.73 0.59 0.60 0.61 0.62 0.75 0.77 0.69 0.79 0.83 0.89 0.76
4th 0.70 0.80 0.58 0.81 0.89 1.05 0.78 0.82 0.95 1.19 1.04 0.94
5th (Least deprived) 0.89 0.89 0.83 0.79 1.01 1.07 [0.93] [1.35] [0.87] 1.08 [0.86] 0.73
All adults Current cigarette smokera 1st (Most deprived) 45 39 38 39 40 40 37 37 35 32 27 32
2nd 34 30 31 31 26 30 24 29 25 28 23 23
3rd 26 27 28 23 23 23 23 18 21 20 18 18
4th 21 18 17 18 17 19 17 15 14 13 13 13
5th (Least deprived) 17 15 12 14 10 12 10 12 11 12 9 9
Mean per current smoker per day 1st (Most deprived) 16.6 16.4 15.5 15.4 15.4 14.5 13.7 14.0 13.5 12.6 13.7 13.2
2nd 15.6 15.2 15.1 13.9 13.8 13.6 14.7 13.7 13.0 13.0 12.8 12.7
3rd 15.8 14.3 14.1 13.7 13.9 13.1 12.8 13.5 13.0 13.0 12.6 11.3
4th 15.1 14.0 12.4 12.6 12.0 12.2 12.0 12.4 12.1 11.9 12.8 10.9
5th (Least deprived) 13.1 12.4 13.4 11.6 12.7 11.9 10.8 10.6 9.4 11.6 9.2 9.4
SE of the mean 1st (Most deprived) 0.42 0.55 0.44 0.45 0.42 0.60 0.67 0.56 0.59 0.60 0.87 0.68
2nd 0.49 0.52 0.52 0.47 0.48 0.57 0.64 0.63 0.66 0.81 0.87 0.59
3rd 0.61 0.59 0.53 0.64 0.53 0.76 0.62 0.68 0.66 0.74 0.68 0.92
4th 0.62 0.74 0.56 0.79 0.57 0.84 0.80 0.90 0.98 1.24 1.06 0.90
5th (Least deprived) 0.79 0.74 0.96 0.83 0.92 0.73 1.08 1.26 0.82 1.03 0.87 0.61
Unweighted basesb Men 1st (Most deprived) 597 464 564 679 615 300 328 334 382 291 236 336
2nd 691 570 607 604 572 387 441 395 439 323 310 419
3rd 796 608 690 614 715 499 508 478 475 428 358 410
4th 790 717 761 684 805 494 451 446 543 421 374 500
5th (Least deprived) 708 468 643 510 556 439 403 404 389 419 311 398
Women 1st (Most deprived) 827 651 829 964 801 426 456 443 486 420 367 448
2nd 885 711 781 814 755 499 554 535 535 436 394 570
3rd 971 761 879 796 963 615 666 555 589 546 459 517
4th 970 873 926 871 1002 592 602 572 658 502 455 643
5th (Least deprived) 861 601 812 662 722 545 468 480 472 512 408 542
All adults 1st (Most deprived) 1424 1115 1393 1643 1416 726 784 777 868 711 603 784
2nd 1576 1281 1388 1418 1327 886 995 930 974 759 704 989
3rd 1767 1369 1569 1410 1678 1114 1174 1033 1064 974 817 927
4th 1760 1590 1687 1555 1807 1086 1053 1018 1201 923 829 1143
5th (Least deprived) 1569 1069 1455 1172 1278 984 871 884 861 931 719 940
Weighted basesb Men 1st (Most deprived) 695 571 615 694 692 386 384 406 435 405 292 405
2nd 746 644 725 687 660 466 464 428 479 383 367 514
3rd 753 579 666 675 750 479 488 417 437 442 356 441
4th 814 718 777 708 803 481 462 462 565 386 379 503
5th (Least deprived) 811 550 777 656 675 480 531 493 458 438 374 435
Women 1st (Most deprived) 840 667 775 795 754 472 481 439 500 497 375 438
2nd 846 690 775 782 730 495 500 492 516 427 374 520
3rd 834 643 735 726 879 514 531 461 503 447 380 453
4th 864 721 786 758 823 483 521 534 587 381 368 562
5th (Least deprived) 883 622 835 689 720 524 500 489 474 474 397 501
All adults 1st (Most deprived) 1536 1238 1390 1490 1446 858 865 846 935 903 667 843
2nd 1592 1334 1500 1470 1390 961 965 921 995 810 741 1034
3rd 1586 1222 1400 1401 1630 992 1019 878 940 889 736 894
4th 1678 1439 1563 1466 1626 965 984 997 1153 767 747 1065
5th (Least deprived) 1694 1173 1612 1345 1395 1004 1031 982 932 912 771 937

a Current cigarette smoker excludes those who reported only smoking cigars or pipes
b Bases shown are for all adults. Bases for mean number of cigarettes per current smoker can be estimated from table 4.1
Age-standardisation has been carried out using 2017 mid-year population estimates for private households in Scotland. Please see the technical report for more information.
Please note that in 2018 this table was produced with age-standadisation applied to valid cases only, whereas in previous reports this table was produced with age-standardisation applied to the whole sample.


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