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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 5.3 Smoking prevalence estimates without and with saliva cotinine adjustment, 2014/2015 combined, by age and sex

Table 5.3 Smoking prevalence estimates without and with saliva cotinine adjustment, 2014/2015 combined, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over with valid saliva cotinine measurement 2014/2015 combined
Smoking prevalence Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % %
Men
Unadjusted self report: smoke cigarettes 23 24 20 27 26 18 7 22
Adjusted estimate, adding self-reported non-smokers with saliva cotinine of 12ng/ml or over a 27 33 25 29 30 23 8 26
Difference b 5 9 4 2 4 5 1 4
Women
Unadjusted self report: smoke cigarettes 25 25 26 24 25 14 12 22
Adjusted estimate, adding self-reported non-smokers with saliva cotinine of 12ng/ml or over a 27 29 30 25 26 16 13 24
Difference b 1 3 4 1 2 2 1 2
All adults
Unadjusted self report: smoke cigarettes 24 25 23 25 25 16 10 22
Adjusted estimate, adding self-reported non-smokers with saliva cotinine of 12ng/ml or over a 27 31 27 27 28 19 11 25
Difference b 3 6 4 1 3 4 1 3
Bases (weighted):
Men 125 147 148 168 137 120 73 919
Women 119 152 149 181 144 127 97 969
All adults 244 299 297 349 281 247 170 1888
Bases (unweighted):
Men 87 98 119 142 139 158 89 832
Women 88 152 181 188 177 180 109 1075
All adults 175 250 300 330 316 338 198 1907

a Excludes self-reported non-smokers who report current use of e-cigarettes, as this also affects cotinine levels
b Because of rounding, the actual differences shown may be different from the apparent difference between the two percentages


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