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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report

Published: 20 Sep 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786524614

Findings and trends of the Scottish Health Survey 2015, providing information on the health of people living in Scotland.

Contents
Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report
Table 5.2 Cigarette smoking status, 2015, by age and sex

Table 5.2 Cigarette smoking status, 2015, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2015
Cigarette smoking status Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
  % % % % % % % %
Men
Current cigarette smoker a 20 27 26 27 20 16 9 22
Ex-regular cigarette smoker 7 20 27 24 31 38 52 27
Never regular cigarette smoker/ never smoked at all 73 53 47 49 48 45 40 51
Mean per current smoker per day [11.7] 11.9 12.3 14.9 17.2 18.3 * 13.9
Standard error of the mean [1.10] 0.90 0.98 0.78 1.41 1.61 * 0.45
Women
Current cigarette smoker a 23 24 25 21 21 14 8 20
Ex-regular cigarette smoker 4 21 21 24 26 35 33 23
Never regular cigarette smoker/ never smoked at all 73 56 54 55 53 51 59 57
Mean per current smoker per day 9.5 9.7 10.6 12.5 13.2 12.7 * 11.3
Standard error of the mean 1.29 0.72 0.79 0.87 0.90 0.84 * 0.37
All adults
Current cigarette smoker a 21 26 25 24 21 15 8 21
Ex-regular cigarette smoker 6 20 24 24 29 37 40 25
Never regular cigarette smoker/ never smoked at all 73 54 50 52 51 48 51 54
Mean per current smoker per day 10.5 10.9 11.4 13.8 15.2 15.5 [11.7] 12.6
Standard error of the mean 0.93 0.64 0.62 0.60 0.84 0.91 [1.60] 0.31
Bases (weighted):
Men 325 381 369 445 375 288 190 2374
Male smokers 62 101 92 110 73 44 17 499
Women 318 405 397 471 394 321 273 2580
Female smokers 72 97 96 97 77 44 22 505
All adults 643 786 767 916 770 609 463 4954
All smokers 134 198 189 206 150 89 39 1004
Bases (unweighted):
Men 185 239 311 404 410 399 280 2228
Male smokers 44 64 79 99 78 59 21 444
Women 203 348 392 486 489 461 361 2740
Female smokers 50 86 91 108 90 58 25 508
All adults 388 587 703 890 899 860 641 4968
All smokers 94 150 170 207 168 117 46 952

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


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Email: Julie Landsberg, julie.landsberg@gov.scot