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Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS): Smoking Report 2015

Published: 25 Oct 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786525314

Report presenting the smoking findings from the 2015 wave of the Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS).

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Contents
Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS): Smoking Report 2015
Appendix B: Base Tables

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Appendix B: Base Tables

Table B.1 Bases for Figure 2.3 Proportion of pupils who are regular smokers, by sex and age (1982-2015)

  All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
1990 324 343 343 317
1992 386 351 295 334
1994 349 342 311 330
1996 317 305 318 276
1998 306 314 562 554
2000 625 582 593 570
2002 5948 6146 5145 5074
2004 1783 1686 1646 1689
2006 5797 5774 5599 5410
2008 2631 2683 2296 2329
2010 9610 9394 9016 8685
2013 8515 8545 8083 7970
2015 6459 6735 5687 5610

N.B. Base data for 1982, 1984, and 1986 was not available

Table B.2 Bases for Figure 2.5 Proportion of 15 year old regular smokers who have smoked for 6 months or more, by sex (1990-2015)

  15 year old boys who are regular smokers 15 year old girls who are regular smokers
1990 73 78
1992 53 101
1994 53 76
1996 88 77
1998 121 144
2000 90 144
2002 788 1215
2004 228 390
2006 651 930
2008 288 333
2010 1019 1196
2013 599 690
2015 314 297

Table B.3 Bases for Figure 2.6 Mean age at which 15 year old pupils who had ever smoked, first tried a cigarette (2008-2015)

  15 year old boys who have ever tried smoked
2008 1898
2010 6767
2013 6564
2015 3436

Table B.4 Bases for Figure 2.7 Trends in number of 15 year old regular smokers who say they would find it 'very difficult' or 'fairly difficult' to give up, by sex (1992-2015)

  15 year old boys who are regular smokers 15 year old girls who are regular smokers
1992 53 76
1994 89 77
1996 120 146
1998 92 145
2000 799 1226
2002 225 385
2004 660 942
2006 290 337
2008 1032 1209
2010 606 699
2013 53 101
2015 325 307

Table B.5 Bases for Figure 2.8 Trends in number of 15 year old regular smokers who say they would like to give up, by sex (1992-2015)

  15 year old boys who are regular smokers 15 year old girls who are regular smokers
1992 53 76
1994 89 77
1996 120 146
1998 92 145
2000 781 1206
2002 225 392
2004 660 939
2006 290 336
2008 1031 1208
2010 590 683
2013 53 101
2015 323 304

Table B.6 Bases for Figure 2.9 Trends in number of 15 year old regular smokers who have tried to give up, by sex (1992-2015)

  15 year old boys who are regular smokers 15 year old girls who are regular smokers
1992 53 76
1994 89 77
1996 66 89
1998 92 145
2000 804 1233
2002 227 389
2004 659 942
2006 288 336
2008 1031 1202
2010 592 685
2013 53 101
2015 321 307

Table B.7 Bases for Figure 3.3 Trends in 15 year old regular smokers getting cigarettes from shops (1990-2015)

  15 year old boys who are regular smokers 15 year old girls who are regular smokers
1990 99 100
1992 66 133
1994 71 111
1996 118 107
1998 156 207
2000 124 206
2002 844 1261
2004 332 561
2006 935 1333
2008 408 514
2010 1504 1836
2013 837 1124
2015 371 346

Table B.8 Figure 3.5 Perceived cost of cigarettes among 15 year olds, by smoking status (average estimate) (2010-2015)

  15 year old regular smokers 15 year old non-smokers
2010 1854 11018
2013 1325 13241
2015 755 9171

Table B.9 Bases for Figure 4.1 Trends in the proportion of pupils who think it's ok to try smoking, by age and gender (2006-2015)

  All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
2006 5917 5900 5714 5491
2008 2655 2710 2310 2337
2010 9788 9532 9118 8746
2013 8703 8657 8203 8047
2015 6086 6484 5398 5461

Table B.10 Figure 5.3 Exposure to smoke at home, by age (2013-2015)

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
2013 17217 16168
2015 13208 11493

Table B.11 Figure 5.4 Exposure to smoke in cars, by age (2013-2015)

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
2013 17175 16147
2015 13331 11534

Table B.12 Bases for Figure 5.6 Trends in proportion of pupils with at least one parent who smokes daily, by age (2002-2015)

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
2002 12440 10650
2004 3599 3463
2006 11906 11274
2008 5392 4671
2010 19371 17936
2013 17397 16288
2015 12882 11190

Table B.13 Bases for Figure 5.8 Trends in proportion of pupils with at least one sibling who smokes daily, by age (2002-2015)

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
2002 9427 8212
2004 2505 2657
2006 8556 8716
2008 3923 3762
2010 14537 14181
2013 13926 13181
2015 12587 10977

Table B.14 Bases for Figure 5.10 Trends in the proportion of pupils who say that more than half their friends smoke, by age (2002-2015)

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
2002 12339 10609
2004 3550 3426
2006 11704 11106
2008 5168 4538
2010 18971 17680
2013 17121 16105
2015 13607 11697

Table B.15: Bases for Figure 7.1 Proportion of pupils who were regular, by family variables (2015)

Family status

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
Single parent 2546 2444
Step parent 1004 971
Both parents 8580 7162

Maternal awareness

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
Median and above 3849 4587
Below median 8386 6155

Paternal awareness

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
Median and above 4452 5193
Below median 7179 4936

Family communication

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
Likely to talk 11133 9018
Not likely to talk 1378 1896

Caring responsibilities

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
Yes 1455 949
No 10868 9962

Table B.16: Bases for Figure 7.2 Proportion of pupils who were regular smokers, by friend variables (2015)

Number of friends

  13 year olds 15 year olds
0 190 261
1 417 426
2 1349 1452
3+ 10068 8465

Age of friends

  13 year olds 15 year olds
Older 492 523
Younger 179 183
Same aged 8086 6938
Mixed 3279 2952

Number of evenings spent with friends

  13 year olds 15 year olds
None 1209 1098
1-2 evenings 3315 3352
3-4 evenings 3889 3564
5+ evenings 2339 1669

Own cash to spend per week

  13 year olds 15 year olds
Under £5 2848 1581
£5-20 6602 5157
Over £20 2705 3873

Table B.17: Proportion of 15 year olds who were regular smokers, by weekly activities (2015) - Percentages (Figure 7.3)

  Weekly Less than weekly
Playing sport 5% 10%
Reading books 4% 8%
Hanging out in the street 8% 3%
Doing a hobby 4% 9%
Going to a gig or concert 11% 6%
Going to a friend's home 6% 2%

Table B.18: Proportion of 15 year olds who were regular smokers, by weekly activities (2015) - Bases (Figure 7.3)

  Weekly Less than weekly
Reading books 3472 7163
Hanging out in the street 3621 6987
Doing a hobby 5513 5082
Going to a gig or concert 820 9772
Going to a friend's home 6969 3642

Table B.19: Bases for Figure 7.4 Proportion of pupils who were regular smokers, by school variables (2015)

How much do you like school at the moment?

  13 year olds 15 year olds
Like it a lot 2872 1537
Like it a little 5948 4959
Not very much 1901 2395
Not at all 1097 1589

Feeling pressured by schoolwork

  13 year olds 15 year olds
Never 1967 634
Sometimes 7188 4381
A lot of the time 2596 5427

Exclusion

  13 year olds 15 year olds
Has been excluded 1092 10546
Has not been excluded 231 3503

Truanting

  13 year olds 15 year olds
Not at all 7812 6025
4-10 times 2699 2579
1-3 times 725 998
More than 10 times 358 690

Post-school expectations

  13 year olds 15 year olds
University 7166 6085
FE college 1356 1649
Apprenticeship 315 860
Working 1225 881

Table B.20: Bases for Figure 7.5 Proportion of pupils who were regular smokers, by inequalities and geography variables (2015)

Self-rated health

  13 year olds 15 year olds
Good 11039 9043
Fair 1411 1720
Bad 212 336

Illness or disability

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
Yes 1736 1889
No 10415 8742

Overall SDQ score

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
Normal 8078 6485
Borderline 1546 1748
Abnormal 1479 1661

WEMWBS Score

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
Below average 1370 1834
Average 7739 7227
Above average 1954 1151

SIMD

  All 13 year olds All 15 year olds
1-most deprived 2232 2012
2 2744 2408
3 2154 1714
4 3074 2639
5-least deprived 2534 2355

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